VESTIGE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of VESTIGE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
vestige
 n.  trace; remains; indication that something has been happened
Classic Sentence:
1  He sprang round, and I could see in the gas-light that every vestige of colour had been driven from his face.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
2  I have not yet seen the vestige of a clue.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. The Adventure of The Reigate Squires
3  And the little people displayed no vestige of a creative tendency.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
4  But I saw no vestige of my white figures.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
5  He went on speaking and there was a quality in his voice, a sadness, a resignation, that increased her fear until every vestige of anger and disappointment was blotted out.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
6  There is a vestige of decency, a sense of shame, that does much to curb and check those outbreaks of atrocious cruelty so commonly enacted upon the plantation.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
7  The whole front of it was covered by a large scarlet bignonia and a native multiflora rose, which, entwisting and interlacing, left scarce a vestige of the rough logs to be seen.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
8  As she came walking in, looking very tired but as composed as ever, she observed that every vestige of the unfortunate fete had disappeared, except a suspicious pucker about the corners of Jo's mouth.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
9  She had left Thornfield Hall in the night; every research after her course had been vain: the country had been scoured far and wide; no vestige of information could be gathered respecting her.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
10  They were sitting at either end of the couch looking at each other as if some question had been asked or was in the air, and every vestige of embarrassment was gone.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
11  The door opened, and Agnes, gliding in, without a vestige of colour in her face, put her arm round his neck, and steadily said, 'Papa, you are not well.'
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
12  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.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
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.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VIII
14  The brown and charred rags that hung from the sides of it, I presently recognized as the decaying vestiges of books.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VIII
15  I confine myself to throwing out the observation, that, at the hour and place I have indicated, may be found such ruined vestiges as yet.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49. I AM INVOLVED IN MYSTERY
Example Sentence:
1  We discovered a vestige of early Indian life in the cave.
2  We represent the last vestige of what made this nation great — hard work.
3  The new law removed the last vestiges of royal power.
4  The government has to remove any last vestiges of corruption.
5  These old buildings are the last vestiges of a colonial past.