For five weeks I forced myself to sit at my house table, figuring that my reluctance was a residue of my introversion.
That oil used in manufacturing the gauges had not been flushed out, and a residue remained.
There is no mention of any residue of the tablets that Shawn is supposed to have taken.
mid-14c., from Old French residu (14c.), from Latin residuum "a remainder, that which is left behind," noun use of neuter of adjective residuus "remaining, left over," from residere "remain behind" (see reside).
residue res·i·due (rěz'ĭ-dōō', -dyōō')
The remainder of something after removal of parts or a part.