vestige


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Synonyms for vestige

a mark or remnant that indicates the former presence of something

Synonyms for vestige

an indication that something has been present

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A fugitive smile, an imperceptible vestige of his ancient spirit of intrigue, shot across the pale face of the prince.
I would have smiled at my absurdity if all, even the most intimate, vestige of gaiety had not been crushed out of my heart by the intolerable weight of my love for Rita.
Following the shoe-marks down this lane, the party came at length to a pool of stagnant water, half hidden by the brambles, to the right of the lane, and opposite this pool all vestige of the track was lost sight of.
And now that the last vestige of her own bloom was gone, he was laughing at her, inwardly, as a cunning person does who plays a malicious trick on a simpler, more trusting, soul.
He sprang round, and I could see in the gas-light that every vestige of colour had been driven from his face.
He was, I should say, a hundred yards in advance of his closest companion, and so I called to Tars Tarkas to ascend a great tree that brushed the cliff's face while I dispatched the fellow, thus giving the less agile Thark an opportunity to reach the higher branches before the entire horde should be upon us and every vestige of escape cut off.
The garden, with its golden apples (oranges), is gone now--no vestige of it remains.
There remains to-day but a very imperceptible vestige of the Place de Grève, such as it existed then; it consists in the charming little turret, which occupies the angle north of the Place, and which, already enshrouded in the ignoble plaster which fills with paste the delicate lines of its sculpture, would soon have disappeared, perhaps submerged by that flood of new houses which so rapidly devours all the ancient façades of Paris.
In the middle of the floor lay a skeleton, every vestige of flesh gone from the bones to which still clung the mildewed and moldered remnants of what had once been clothing.
They gazed around the nest with horror, for not a vestige of straw remained.
The following day Werper spent in overhauling his Belgian uniform, removing from it every vestige of evidence that might indicate its military purposes.
and the old man licked his thin lips as though to taste the last sweet vestige of some dainty morsel.
He seems to be in earnest; not a vestige is left of the easy gayety of his manner.
I was twenty-one years old; and of the illusions of my youth not a vestige remained.
Should you wish your daughter to despise you - or, at least, to feel no vestige of respect for you, and no affection but what is mingled with the bitterest regret?