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Sample sentences for the GRE study word vestige

vestige can be used as a noun

1.Not a vestige of it was to be seen. - from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
2.But I saw no vestige of my white figures. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
3.I have not yet seen the vestige of a clue.. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
4.And the little people displayed no vestige of a creative tendency. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
5.The mention of Levin's name seemed to deprive Kitty of the last vestige of self-control. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.Not a vestige of truth in it, I can safely say. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
7.He sprang round, and I could see in the gas-light that every vestige of colour had been driven from his face. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
8.Alas its emaciation was excessive, and not one vestige of the former being lurked in any single line of the contour. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
9.What you have got to do is to destroy the thing that is upstairs--to destroy it so that not a vestige of it will be left. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
10.The brown and charred rags that hung from the sides of it, I presently recognized as the decaying vestiges of books. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
11.They broke off at the least touch, and the waters that had stimulated their early growth carried their last vestiges out to sea. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
12.The curate, I found, was quite incapable of discussion this new and culminating atrocity had robbed him of all vestiges of reason or forethought. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
13.Only ragged vestiges of glass remained in its windows, and great sheets of the green facing had fallen away from the corroded metallic framework. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
14.Among the Lacedmonians, however, we find no vestiges of these stately temples, for they were specially enjoined by a law of Lycurgus to serve the gods with as little outlay as possible. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
15.In the road that runs from the top of Putney Hill to Wimbledon was a number of poor vestiges of the panic torrent that must have poured Londonward on the Sunday night after the fighting began. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
16.We cannot give any more precise meaning to this remarkable passage, but we may trace in it several rudiments or vestiges of thought which are common to us and to Plato such a. - from The Republic by Plato
17.Across this land are to be seen the deep cuts of the rivers that have passed there, falling from the great mountain of Prato Magno in these cuts there are no vestiges of any shells or of marine soil. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci

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