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vestige
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Great Expectations
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  • On Monday morning I would speak to Joe about this change, I would lay aside this last vestige of reserve, I would tell him what I had in my thoughts (that Secondly, not yet arrived at), and why I had not decided to go out to Herbert, and then the change would be conquered for ever.
  • Though every vestige of her dress was burnt, as they told me, she still had something of her old ghastly bridal appearance; for, they had covered her to the throat with white cotton-wool, and as she lay with a white sheet loosely overlying that, the phantom air of something that had been and was changed was still upon her.

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  • She had not yet lost the last vestige of hope.
  • The garden, with its golden apples (oranges), is gone now—no vestige of it remains.
    Twain, Mark  --  The Innocents Abroad

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