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noun as in leavings

noun as in leftover

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I was so relieved to not be in this position of leadership of something that’s important, and to have a mentor and someone who had worked with victims her entire adult life and really dedicated her life to transforming victims into survivors.

From Ozy

Both are survivors of cancer who have long been impressed with America’s health-care system, until now.

Mecklenburg says that on average, survivors return to the relationship seven times before they leave for good.

From Time

The American Cancer Society’s chief medical and scientific officer, William Cance, said his organization is “strongly in favor of cancer patients and cancer survivors getting vaccinated, particularly older adults.”

This film, produced by Steep Motion, highlights his journey as a cancer survivor and blind skier.

But Cocker proved to be a survivor, bringing his passionate persona to concert halls around the world decade after decade.

The worst is probably to avoid paying taxes on the money and go to prison, like Survivor season one winner Richard Hatch.

These are the same Taliban fighters known to U.S. audiences from the documentary Restrepo and the film Lone Survivor.

“We were looking at 10 men with rifles, and then the beating began,” the survivor would later testify.

Adriana Cazorla immigrated from Mexico in 1995 and is a domestic violence survivor.

The solitary survivor was a young man, once of a fine form, but now an emaciated phantom.

There were four speakers, and three of them are dead, Joseph Arch being the sole survivor.

He is, after myself, the sole survivor of our race outside thy land of Manoa.

It was not likely that both ponies would fall at once, and the survivor might be able to carry the couple to safety.

The decision had cost Benson a battle with his conscience from which he had emerged the sole survivor.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to survivor, such as: balance, debris, leftovers, legacy, oddments, and remainder.

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