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trace
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Catch-22
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unspecified meaning
  • ’That same person,’ General Peckem replied with a definite trace of alarm.
  • No trace was ever found of the other, not in the air or on the smooth surface of the jade waters below.

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  • She grew tense as fine steel when he traced the mutilated contours with his fingertip from a pit in her shoulder blade almost to the base of her spine.
  • ’I don’t know,’ confessed Clevinger, with a trace of mock concern.
  • ’It is true,’ Milo exclaimed with a strong trace of old hauteur.

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as in: found a trace of Define
a small quantity or indication (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: trace the origin or development Define
to find, search, research, or keep track of (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: trace a picture or outline Define
copy the lines of an image; or draw an outline; or carefully draw a specific pattern (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: traced a path Define
to follow (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
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