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  • traceless — tracelessly, adv. /trays lis/, adj. having or leaving no trace: a traceless crime. [1645 55; TRACE1 + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • traceless — adjective /ˈtɹeɪsləs,ˈtʃɹeɪsləs/ a) That has no traces b) That cannot be traced; untraceable …   Wiktionary

  • traceless — trace·less …   English syllables

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