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The word “Scintilla” has its origins in Latin and means “spark” or “sparkle” in English. It describes a small particle of a substance that emits light or heat or, in a figurative sense, a hint or indication of something. Depending on the context, “scintilla” can refer to a small quantity, a burst of inspiration, a suggestion of something greater, or a moment of insight.

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