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Adjective
Forming a very small remnant of something that was once greater or more noticeable
“The show is about an evil man with some vestigial traces of a conscience.”
Adjective
Remaining, from the past or from a whole
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“Perhaps this attitude stemmed from some vestigial Old World notions of hierarchy, division of labor, or even the unseemliness of the music that they produced.”
Adjective
(of an organ or body part) Having become biologically functionless in the course of evolution
“These are vestigial toenails, signs that rattlers are related to lizards and shed their feet somewhere along the evolutionary ladder.”
Adjective
Existing in a latent or dormant state
Adjective
In excess of what is required or used
Adjective
Relating to the character of an early stage in the evolutionary or historical development of something
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