scintilla. s, c, i, n, t, i, l, l, a. scintilla. I'm sorry to say, but it's New Year's Eve and there isn't a scintilla of blow in this house.
scintilla [sin-TIL-uh] noun;
1. A tiny or scarcely detectable amount; the slightest particle; a trace; a spark.
I’m sorry to say, but it’s New Year’s Eve and there isn’t a scintilla of blow in this house.