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noun as in aftermath

noun as in consequences

noun as in sediment


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In either case the blue colour of reddened litmus is permanently restored by the residuum.

"In poculi fundo residuum non relinque, admonisheth Pythagoras," said he, returning the empty cup to the sexton.

Custom and the folkways, like habit in the individual, may be regarded as a mere residuum of past practices.

After agitation in water it loses this property, and the residuum is merely inflammable air, with no great diminution of its bulk.

It burns with smoke and soot, and leaves a residuum of a coaly substance.

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On this page you'll find 167 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to residuum, such as: chain reaction, impact, outcome, consequences, end, and eventuality.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.