Synonym for "in their wake" What would be the synonym for the expression "in their wake" in the text piece below? Building and maintaining an empire usually required the vicious slaughter of large populations and the brutal oppression of everyone who was left. The standard imperial toolkit included wars, enslavement, deportation and genocide. [...] This does not mean, however, that empires leave nothing of value in their wake. To colour all empires black and to disavow all imperial legacies is to reject most of human culture.
Sep 25, 2018 8:15 AM
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Behind them
September 25, 2018
Where, behind them means in time, not physically. Remaining after they had taken over.
September 25, 2018
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