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noun as in hot ash

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Once you’ve done that, he recommends placing the bird skin-side down on the grill over low-medium heat and laying something heavy—a brick or cinder block or cast iron pan—on top.

External hard drives have long been associated with large brick-like monsters that weigh down the corners of your workspace like cinder blocks.

He and his wife and children shared a cinder-block house with a roof made of sheet metal and a dirt floor.

Today, one in five Cariocas, as Rio residents are known, live in shantytowns, piled high with raw brick and cinder-block homes.

The three of them shared a cinder-block shack on the beach in Puerto Rico.

The story opens with an appearance from the Brothers Grimm, asking an elderly woman to verify the story of a cinder girl.

At that moment, three or four shots rang out almost simultaneously, echoing throughout the cinder block building.

Doe grow on trees, or sea to shoore of sandie cinder heaues.

An increase in local construction has resulted in an increase in the production of cinder blocks and other building materials.

A cinder stung her face, and when she lifted her hand to the spot, she saw that her glove was black with grime.

They says his voice is like thunder, an' lightnin' shoots fr'm his eyes that wud shrivel th' likes iv ye an' me to a cinder.'

One of these was a rather firm, crisp cinder, and had been a blue-print of a drawing.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cinder, such as: ember, soot, clinker, and hot coal.

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