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remnant

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  1. 1 a remaining group or portion sailed home with just a remnant of the colony's original population aboard Synonyms balance, leavings, leftovers, odds and ends, remains, remainder, residue, residuum, restRelated Words fragment, scrap, vestige; butt, oddment, scraping(s), stub, stump; excess, fat, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplusNear Antonyms body, bulk, main, mass, most, weight

  2. 2 an unused or unwanted piece or item typically of small size or value gathered together her fabric remnants to see if she had enough of them to sew a doll blanket for her niece Synonyms end, fag end, leftover, oddment, remainder, {h,1}scrap, stubRelated Words leavings, odds and ends, pickings, refuse, remains, residual, residue, scraping(s), stump, vestige; balance, rest; chip, flake, fragment, piece, sliver, splinter; ribbon(s), shred, tatterNear Antonyms whole


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