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remnant
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
a small amount that remains after the rest is gone — sometimes specifically of cloth
  • And Roark felt again a bewildered helplessness before unreality: there was no such person as Mr. Mundy; there were only the remnants, long dead, of the people who had inhabited the Randolph place; one could not plead with remnants or convince them.
    1.13 — Part 1 Chapter 13 (43% in)
  • And Roark felt again a bewildered helplessness before unreality: there was no such person as Mr. Mundy; there were only the remnants, long dead, of the people who had inhabited the Randolph place; one could not plead with remnants or convince them.
    1.13 — Part 1 Chapter 13 (43% in)
  • She liked to wander about the room, to throw her gloves down among a litter of pencils, rubber erasers and rags, to put her small silver bag on a stained, discarded shirt, to snap open the catch of a diamond bracelet and drop it on a plate with the remnant of a sandwich, by an unfinished drawing.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (44% in)
  • The stones under his feet rose to the remnant of a corner; one side of it hid him from the street; there was nothing behind the other side but a sheer drop to the river.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (33% in)
  • Even that is a remnant—of something.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (92% in)
  • She shuffled across the room, picked somebody's unfinished drink off the floor, drank the remnant, walked out and came back with an assortment of expensive bottles.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (39% in)
  • The building had the skeleton of what Roark had designed, with the remnants of ten different breeds piled on the lovely symmetry of the bones.
    4.12 — Part 4 Chapter 12 (6% in)
  • Roark stood by the plunger, his hands in his pockets, looking at the remnants of Cortlandt.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (13% in)
  • In a kitchen, after dinner, a fat woman scraped the remnants off the dishes onto a sheet of newspaper; she never read the front page, only the installments of a love serial in the second section; she wrapped onion peelings and lamb-chop bones in a copy of the Banner.
    4.17 — Part 4 Chapter 17 (3% in)
  • He ordered every twisted remnant of foundations dug out to leave a clean hole in the earth.
    4.19 — Part 4 Chapter 19 (1% in)

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