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detritus

noun

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  1. the portion or bits of something left over or behind after it has been destroyed <the expanse of tree stumps represented the detritus of a vast forest that had been mercilessly clear-cut> Synonyms ashes, debris, remains, flotsam, residue, rubble, ruins, wreck, wreckageRelated Words jetsam, leavings, remnant; chaff, deadwood, dross, dust, garbage, junk, litter, refuse, riffraff, rubbish, scrap, trash, waste




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