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noun as in hot ashes from fire


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After using her hands to clear her windpipe, she freed her eyes from the embers that were blinding her vision.

The embers of guilt over the entire episode are placed deep within Hilly, where it will smolder for the rest of his life.

The wind was whipping the flames high into the sky, and burning embers were swirling all around.

He then deposited the embers in a plastic container in a mudroom adjoining the house.

We were staring at a large circle of burned embers, including what was left of a charred anatomy textbook.

It's good for nothing but to choke a man and fill him full of smoke and embers.

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.

She considered the embers on the stone, and then her grey eyes travelled back to the spare, tweed-clad figure beside it.

She vacantly hummed a fantastic tune as she poked at the wood embers on the hearth and munched a cracker.

Even the hardy Mohammedan was haggard and spent, and his oblique eyes glowed like the red embers of a dying fire.

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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to embers, such as: ash(es), brand, cinders, clinkers, coals, and firebrand.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.