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What is another word for remains?

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Noun
The parts left over after other parts have been removed, used, or destroyed
“The tarantula holes always contained small, short-legged toads that apparently lived on the remains left over from the bounty provided by the huge spiders' nightly foraging.”
Noun
Historical or archaeological relics
“The Island's Norse settlement was predated by the Celts, evidence for which comes in the form of archaeological remains of roundhouses and hill forts.”
Noun
A person's body after death
“Later, his remains were disinterred and removed for permanent burial in France.”
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Refuse or waste material
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A trace or remnant of something that is disappearing or no longer exists
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Organic remains of a previous time or period
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A quantity or amount left over in excess of what is required
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A relic or artifact of ancient times
Noun
A crusty end of a loaf of bread, or the rind of a cheese
Verb
To stay in the same place or condition
“We would love to remain in this country a little longer, but our visa is about to expire.”
Verb
To be or perform the function of
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To continue to exist, especially after other similar people or things have ceased to do so
“The fire's gone, but dying embers still remain.”
Verb
To continue to possess a particular quality or fulfill a particular role
“Details remain unclear, but we should have more information soon.”
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To be left over or outstanding after others or other parts have been completed, used, or dealt with
“Two cookies still remain in the jar, but you'll have to be quick.”
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