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vestige

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvestigeves‧tige /ˈvestɪdʒ/ noun [countable] formal  1 LITTLE/NOT MUCHa small part or amount of something that remains when most of it no longer exists syn tracevestige of The new law removed the last vestiges of royal power.2 LITTLE/NOT MUCHthe smallest possible amount of a quality or feelingvestige of There’s not a vestige of truth in the story.
Examples from the Corpus
vestigeOften this tag has been applied to the programme, but never, ever, has it held a vestige of truth.But they stayed to erase every vestige of paganism.So here they are, the last vestiges of a once-proud empire.I destroyed the last vestiges of that organisation two days back.They often represent the last vestiges of the ancient practice of hacking back the vegetation along well-used tracks.the last vestigesSo here they are, the last vestiges of a once-proud empire.Surprise fought for supremacy over sheer relief, the final result hardly strong enough to chase away the last vestiges of fear.A searing fire of elation bathed him suddenly, driving away the last vestiges of fear.I destroyed the last vestiges of that organisation two days back.They often represent the last vestiges of the ancient practice of hacking back the vegetation along well-used tracks.The Utterwords and the Hushabyes represent, respectively, the last vestiges of Colonialism and Bohemianism.Gone were the last vestiges of normality.Her flesh cried out to be closer, and, with the last vestiges of sanity, alarm bells rang.
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