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    1. I learned to control my body so that I didn’t have to use the bucket too many times, hating the crawling stink of my own detritus, and, oddly, I did not want The Kid to be offended by my bodily waste

    2. It is full to overflowing and looks rather debauched now, spilling over with empty wine and beer bottles, the detritus of our festivities over Christmas and New Year

    3. all jumbled up with the detritus of the day,

    4. detritus and Billy knew from the smells all around him that he

    5. with leaves and other organic detritus littered everywhere, and

    6. The fan grinds through years of sticky dust and detritus, whining in complaint

    7. Equally, activating a distress beacon would only advertise his presence to the aliens, perhaps viewing him merely as the leftover detritus to clean up: the only sentient being to survive the wave

    8. What you would not be surprised to discover after having come upon a shipwreck, whether the detritus be flotsam or jetsam

    9. Despite this surface decoration, though, there was an overpowering filth and stench, with rank, mephitic vapours rising from the inhabitant’s detritus and from the swamps by which Kumassi is surrounded

    10. milling around the yard, cleaning up their detritus

    11. Heavy uniforms and shielded aprons hung on hooks, presumably to protect workers from the heat and molten detritus

    12. Indeed, what you and your master held in such high esteem as artifacts of a long lost civilization are nothing more than the detritus of a certain kind of people in the developed universe that are filled with ennui, and find such games on shellworlds a welcome diversion

    13. They had barely escaped with their lives when they saw the world begin to shatter into fragments the size of mountain ranges and become a cloud of debris that within a few days time settled into a disk of detritus and dust

    14. It appeared that more water and similar detritus had entered in from the side of the main rush in some places

    15. History is strewn with the detritus of those primitive societies that had attempted a reversion to a lesser compromise or one that was meant to serve the welfare of a lesser group than the whole

    16. Noah was a people-lover, the sort of bloke who feasted happily on the scraps and detritus of other people’s lives

    17. The devastation that had been visited upon Myserrah’s army seemed even greater than his recollection of the detritus left from the Fourth Army’s demise

    18. This experience had been repeated time after time as the quick recognition and fear of the “standard” seemed to clear the way as the Exodus sojourned somewhere between the villages and detritus along the coastline of the Great South Sea

    19. She had fallen behind so was saved when one tripped a Fire Drum that coughed and belched a horrendous shower of flaming detritus through the air, covering several sappers, while the 700 steel balls from the Claymore whistled low and deadly, scything down two VC outside the flaming arc

    20. Thus marked the puny remnants of man, his machinery, and other detritus left stranded by an

    21. upon Myserrah's army seemed even greater than his recollection of the detritus left from the

    22. and detritus along the coastline of the Great South Sea

    23. can spot a glimmer of hope amid the detritus, know that it’s false;

    24. Sprinkled like detritus among the Art Deco excesses of this sumptuous apartment were several garish minimalist paintings, overwrought little sculptures, and hand woven panels in primitive frames

    25. The detritus he collected in a pile in the central courtyard and set it ablaze

    26. They dusted each other down to remove sticks, leaves and other detritus, put on whatever clothes they’d brought, and three hours and ten minutes after leaving the cabin presented themselves at the Forté’s door

    27. As the refreshed nurse neared, Can gestured with his opened hand toward the putative picnic set amongst the detritus of the hammock

    28. As they progressed through the detritus that littered their path a new sense of respect grew for the people who had defended themselves in this battle

    29. As the water picked up speed, it carried with it rocks, soil, trees and detritus of millennia of undisturbed geography

    30. When he reached the desk, he didn’t see any of the detritus that tends to accumulate upon an administrator’s workspace

    31. What remained was a single trunk that stood perhaps seven feet high, surrounded by the detritus of limbs and sticks and leaves

    32. In some places it bounced furiously down the rock, sending small splashes of white into the air; in others it gathered into clear pools, where the eddying currents carried dead leaves and other detritus around in spiraling dances

    33. Here the heavens are silent with an unattended signal, dead metal deaf and mute, the detritus of satellite communication, global positioning, star wars threatening, EM-pulsing, orbiting tumors of Eartheart's emerging global brain damage

    34. Galinda flung the door open to reveal the interloper, jarring loose a cloud of dust and bits and pieces of detritus from the peat ceiling

    35. “They were covered in blood and other detritus, remember?” He pursed his lips

    36. trap gases and grains that are too large can trap detritus and lead to organic buildup

    37. bed since you're getting some anoxic condition in the lower layers along with detritus that

    38. layers of the sand to remove any detritus

    39. Temperament / Behavior : These brittle stars are scavengers that should feed on detritus, dead

    40. You shouldn't have to feed them in an established tank, since they will be scavenging detritus

    41. He drove the jeep to the limit of his ability over the detritus of rocks, gravel, and sand

    42. The space in the midst of them was filled with the detritus of the forest — dead branches, leaves, twigs

    43. As long as accumulation is worshipped; 10,000 years of dead detritus will crush any attempt to upset that historical accumulation of old ideas, old cultures, old ways of living, thinking, etc…

    44. � Death comes when the detritus of our having self transforms and forms part of our being self, the self that the young and deeply pained and lonely me and the older and freer and loving me were and are the same self

    45. His feet would hardly move, he had to drag them one at a time through the leathery roots and the sticky decaying detritus

    46. The Velcro was matted with detritus and peeling away from the black straps at the frayed ends

    47. carrying the detritus out to the dunghill

    48. I rushed off the slope into a wide swale, where the trees opened a little and where the detritus underfoot squished

    49. I attempted to joke with her and she looked at me with the brand of distaste that’s natural when you’ve scrubbed somebody’s detritus

    50. From the withered detritus of these innocents rose fresh rumors of vampires or similar beasts with similar appetites

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    Synonyms for "detritus"

    detritus debris dust junk rubble

    "detritus" definitions

    the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

    loose material (stone fragments and silt etc) that is worn away from rocks