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leavings

  

      pl n   something remaining, such as food on a plate, residue, refuse, etc.  
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leavings

  
  
bits, dregs, fragments, leftovers, orts     (archaic or dialect)   pieces, refuse, remains, remnants, residue, scraps, spoil, sweepings, waste  

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leading, leavening, levin, Laing

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exp.
This term means leaving a discussion after you achieve an absolute victory
[Fig.] E.g.: My presentation was so successful. It was the ultimate mic drop.
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