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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section III. Quantity
3. Conjunctive Quantity

40. [Thing Remaining.] Remainder.

   NOUN:REMAINDER, residue; remains, remanet [rare], relict [rare], remanence [rare], remnant, rest, relic; leavings, heeltap, odds and ends, cheeseparings, candle ends, orts; residuum; dregs (dirt) [See Uncleanness]; refuse (useless) [See Inutility]; stubble, result, educt; fag-end; ruins, wreck, skeleton, stump, rump; alluvium.
  SURPLUS, overplus, excess; balance [commercial slang], complement; superplus [obs. or Scot.], surplusage; superfluity (redundance) [See Redundance]; survival survivance [rare]; fossil, shadow, caput mortuum [L.].
   VERB:REMAIN; be left &c. adj.; exceed, survive; leave.
   ADJECTIVE:REMAINING, left; left behind, left over; residual, residuary; over, odd; unconsumed, sedimentary; surviving; net; exceeding, over and above; outlying, outstanding; cast off [See Relinquishment]; superfluous (redundant) [See Redundance].
   QUOTATION:It is strange that men should see sublime inspiration in the ruins of an old church and see none in the ruins of a man.—Chesterton