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noun as in vestiges

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Miller traces his irreverent and subversive streak to a psychedelic experience during the particularly sweltering summer of 1991.

The congressman traces his belief in Santa Claus back 40 years, when he was a student going to college “on the GI Bill.”

By the next day, more than 500 posts, and all traces of Wonderland, had been deleted.

He traces the history of ideas with skill and care, and he avoids the smug certainty of many contemporary science writers.

The film traces the legacy of the Abiola family, particularly Hafsat Abiola, the eldest daughter of Kudirat and MKO.

As his eye became accustomed to the gloom, David Arden saw traces of gilding on the walls.

On May 13 Polavieja arrived in Barcelona physically broken, half blind, and with evident traces of a disordered liver.

She has been much influenced by Gainsborough, Lawrence, and Reynolds, traces of their manner being evident in her work.

With less intelligent children traces of this tendency to take pictorial representation for reality may appear as late as four.

Yet I think if we observe closely we shall detect traces of a spontaneous impulse towards self-adornment.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to traces, such as: ashes, debris, destruction, detritus, foundation, and relics.

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