By dusk, the still summer air itself seemed to be quivering with anticipation, and as darkness spread like a curtain over the thousands of waiting wizards, the last vestiges of pretence disappeared: the Ministry seemed to have bowed to the inevitable and stopped fighting the signs of blatant magic now breaking out everywhere.
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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.