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vestige
(n)
VEST-ij
Meaning

trace; remains

1st Sample Sentence

When I returned after fifty years to see the house I had grown up in, I found the lot empty, with not a single vestige of the house remaining.

Root

vestigium (footprint, trace) (Latin)

Mnemonics

think of in + vestigate, where we look for traces or remains of something. sounds like wastage which is the remains of something.

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