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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REMAINDER

We have now only flour enough for the remainder of our journey.

And now I will try if any repose will fall to my lot for the remainder of this night.

For the remainder of that day, poor George was in a regular whirl of excitement.

Add the remainder of the celery and pour the sauce over this.

Proceed with the remainder of the process as in canning peaches.

Add the remainder of the liquid and stir in half of the flour.

Then stir in the remainder of the milk and half of the flour.

You will find yourself as light-heeled as you can desire, for the remainder of our journey.

I saw all their backs, and give the remainder of the story, as they gave it to me.

In his agitation Peter let the remainder of the flowers fall.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Anglo-French remainder, Old French remaindre, noun use of infinitive, a variant of Old French remanoir (see remain (v.)). The verb meaning "dispose of (books) at a reduced price" is from 1904. Related: Remaindered.

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