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See definition of residuary on Dictionary.com
  • as insuperfluous
  • as insupererogatory

synonyms for residuary

  • excessive
  • expendable
  • gratuitous
  • redundant
  • unneeded
  • useless
  • abounding
  • de trop
  • dispensable
  • excess
  • exorbitant
  • extravagant
  • extreme
  • in excess
  • inessential
  • inordinate
  • lavish
  • leftover
  • needless
  • nonessential
  • overflowing
  • overmuch
  • pleonastic
  • profuse
  • remaining
  • spare
  • superabundant
  • supererogatory
  • superfluent
  • supernumerary
  • surplus
  • unasked
  • uncalled-for
  • unrequired
  • unwanted
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antonyms for residuary

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  • reasonable
  • useful
  • important
  • necessary
  • needed
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    How to use residuary in a sentence

    But, although he had been left her majesty's residuary legatee, his claims were totally disregarded.
    SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME II (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
    My mother was made residuary legatee to every thing that should remain, after paying all the bequests.
    MEMOIRS OF MISS SIDNEY BIDDULPHFRANCES SHERIDAN
    They are either adjuncts or residuary deposits of leading formations.
    SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
    You can pay Carr his half of the residuary in whatever form he wants it.
    THE CURVED BLADESCAROLYN WELLS
    On the heavy pulverulent gold which remains in the vessel, some more acid should be boiled, to carry off any residuary silver.
    A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
    The residuary ore is found to be stripped of its silver within 5⁄32 or 7⁄40 of an ounce per cwt.
    A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
    The more they learn to relish them, the less will they relish the bald and miserable services of the Residuary Church.
    LEADING ARTICLES ON VARIOUS SUBJECTSHUGH MILLER
    He's always thought, of course, that I'm a pauper, and never dreamed of my poor little residuary nest-egg.
    THE PRAIRIE WIFEARTHUR STRINGER
    The duke made Lord Yarmouth his residuary legatee, and between him and his wife divided nearly half-a-million.
    THE WITS AND BEAUX OF SOCIETYGRACE & PHILIP WHARTON
    The Residuary church is a small neat building of wood, painted white.
    LIFE IN THE CLEARINGS VERSUS THE BUSHSUSANNA MOODIE
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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