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remnant
used in Running in the Family

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Definition
a small amount that remains after the rest is gone
  • During certain hours, at certain years in our lives, we see ourselves as remnants from the earlier generations that were destroyed.
    p. 179.1
  • The snake either entered through the bathroom drain for remnants of water or, finding the porch doors open, came in like a king and moved in a straight line through the living room, dining room, the kitchen and servant's quarters, and out the back, as if taking the most civilized short cut to another street in town.
    p. 135.6

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