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Remnants of food from previous meals can be detected with the naked eye or microscopically.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Remnants of food from previous meals indicate deficient gastric motility.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Accordingly, the Marshal retired with the remnants of his corps to the Elster, only to find the bridge blown up.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The Duke of Tarentum was mainly instrumental in saving the remnants of the army which had managed to cross the Elster.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
As we came to each Battalion Headquarters we were told, "These are the remnants of the——," whatever the unit was.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A broken broom, covered with very ancient cobwebs, lay under one manger, and the remnants of a stable-bucket under another.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
As I said before, the provisions were execrable; the remnants of the first cabin were sent to us poor wretches.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
But I soon recovered some remnants of self-possession, and began feeling for the knob I could no longer see.
THE STAIRCASE AT THE HEARTS DELIGHTANNA KATHARINE GREEN (MRS. CHARLES ROHLFS)
The first taste nauseates me, and I decide to "dine" on the remnants of my breakfast—a piece of bread.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
These words are remnants of the close relations that existed between France and Scotland in the sixteenth century.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
AUGUST 3, 2021
Choose the synonym for beg
implore

WORDS RELATED TO REMNANTS

  • assortment
  • bits
  • bits and pieces
  • debris
  • etcetera
  • hodgepodge
  • jumble
  • leavings
  • leftovers
  • litter
  • medley
  • melee
  • miscellaneous paraphernalia
  • miscellany
  • mishmash
  • mixed bag
  • motley
  • mélange
  • notions
  • novelties
  • oddments
  • olio
  • particles
  • patchwork
  • potpourri
  • rags
  • refuse
  • remainder
  • remains
  • remnants
  • rest
  • rubbish
  • rummage
  • scraps
  • sundries
  • sundry items
  • this and that
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