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left

(Direction), adjective left hand, left-hand side, left side, leftward, near, on the other side, over there, port, portside

left

(Liberal), adjective communalistic, communistic, leftist leanings, liberal, progressive, radical, socialistic

left

(Remaining), adjective balance, continuing, extra, leftover, over, spare, staying, surplus, surplusage
Associated concepts: no child left behind, remainder
See also: abandoned, derelict
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During the wait, Cutter left her at the depot and went to the Waymore bank to attend to some business.
Elinor derived no comfortable feelings from this conversation, to lessen the uneasiness of her mind on other points; she was left, on the contrary, with a melancholy impression of Colonel Brandon's unhappiness, and was prevented even from wishing it removed, by her anxiety for the very event that must confirm it.
I shall sleep when we have left Combe-Raven,' she said.
I answered in a few words, but in the most submissive manner, lifting up my left hand, and both my eyes to the sun, as calling him for a witness; and being almost famished with hunger, having not eaten a morsel for some hours before I left the ship, I found the demands of nature so strong upon me, that I could not forbear showing my impatience (perhaps against the strict rules of decency) by putting my finger frequently to my mouth, to signify that I wanted food.
In Box Five on the pit tier, which is just inside the first exit from the stalls on the left, they found nothing worth mentioning either.
On these and the like promises Sancho Panza (for so the labourer was called) left wife and children, and engaged himself as esquire to his neighbour.
Exhibit to me, if you please, this motion from left to right.
Then came the Frost-Spirits, and beneath their cold wings the flowers died, while the Spirits bore Violet to a low, dark cell, saying as they left her, that their King was angry that she had dared to stay when he had bid her go.
Tell my daughter," said Roger Malvin, "that, though yourself sore wounded, and weak, and weary, you led my tottering footsteps many a mile, and left me only at my earnest entreaty, because I would not have your blood upon my soul.
The same delicacy, pride, false shame, whatever it may be called, on Clare's account, which had led her to hide from her own parents the prolongation of the estrangement, hindered her owning to his that she was in want after the fair allowance he had left her.
With what he had left he went back into his department and there waited till it was time to go.
After examining D'Arnot's wounds the man left the shelter and disappeared.