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synonyms for embers

  • ash
  • brand
  • cinders
  • clinkers
  • coals
  • firebrand
  • slag
  • live coals
  • smoking remnants
  • smoldering remains
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How to use embers in a sentence

It's good for nothing but to choke a man and fill him full of smoke and embers.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
It curled and twisted in the embers as if it had been a living thing; a puff of smoke, a pungent odour, and it was gone.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She considered the embers on the stone, and then her grey eyes travelled back to the spare, tweed-clad figure beside it.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
She vacantly hummed a fantastic tune as she poked at the wood embers on the hearth and munched a cracker.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Even the hardy Mohammedan was haggard and spent, and his oblique eyes glowed like the red embers of a dying fire.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The flame of organized insurrection was almost extinguished, but there still remained some dangerous embers.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
He returned unsteadily to his chair, and sat staring straight into the embers, his hands to his hot, fevered brow.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
He sat very still, stirring the embers just once in a while to keep the room warm.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
Presently Joe raked from among the embers a dozen or more black, shapeless objects.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
On their way back to the cook-tent Champlain pointed out a pile of saddles and blankets near the embers of a fire.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EMBERS

  • charcoal
  • cinders
  • dust
  • embers
  • powder
  • relics
  • remains
  • ruins
  • slag
  • soot
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.