Sentences Containing 'remnant'
The battered remnant of the marble monument has been removed to the National Cemetery.
The assize of bread is, so far as I know, the only remnant of this ancient usage.
Spend not the remnant of thy days in thoughts and fancies concerning other men, when it is not in relation to some common good, when by it thou art hindered from some other better work.
After twelve generations, the proportion of blood, to use a common expression, from one ancestor, is only 1 in 2048; and yet, as we see, it is generally believed that a tendency to reversion is retained by this remnant of foreign blood.
And so, leaving the remnant of these damned souls still going hither and thither and moaning, as the day grew clearer, I tied some grass about my feet and limped on across smoking ashes and among black stems, that still pulsated internally with fire, towards the hiding-place of the Time Machine.
Next was Tashtego, an unmixed Indian from Gay Head, the most westerly promontory of Martha's Vineyard, where there still exists the last remnant of a village of red men, which has long supplied the neighboring island of Nantucket with many of her most daring harpooneers.
More Vocab Words::: compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
::: nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
::: depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
::: nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
::: brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
::: myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
::: meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
::: aversion - firm dislike
::: rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
::: disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession