Synonyms for ember

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He glows, but dimly, like an ember, with a red and smouldering heat.

"In the corner where you put us," Coal and Ember growled with one voice.

Prince Ember sprang to his feet, his eyes kindling with eagerness.

“I will not forget your warning,” Prince Ember promised him.

At this spot he purposed to set a cunning snare for Prince Ember.

Prince Ember, seeing her silent, guessed nothing of her thoughts.

Meanwhile Prince Ember was thinking of his great debt to the Elf.

"So I discovered," said Ember, with his quiet, engaging smile.

Ember permitted Whitaker to consider the matter in silence for some moments.

"Hunt him down and put him behind the bars," said Ember instantly.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English æmerge "ember," merged with or influenced by Old Norse eimyrja, both from Proto-Germanic *aim-uzjon- "ashes" (cf. Middle Low German emere, Old High German eimuria, German Ammern); a compound from *aima- "ashes" (from PIE root *ai- "to burn;" see edifice) + *uzjo- "to burn" (from PIE root *eus- "to burn;" cf. Latin urere "to burn, singe"). The -b- is intrusive.

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