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noun as in ashes

noun as in ash(es)

noun as in memorabilia


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Before preservationists could put a stop to it, he and other looters had raided and destroyed precious relics buried at the site.

Their captors wore palm leaves, leopard skins, and magical relics to make themselves immune to bullets.

Relics, paintings, ancient texts, and other links to our past that were lost suddenly resurface in hard to explain places.

Tucked away antique shops are piled floor-to-ceiling with dusty relics.

Bedos cradled them in his enormous hands as if they were precious relics.

So we placed some of these holy relics upon the sick man, at the same time offering our vows for him, and then he improved.

I believe they expected to receive a large sum from these relics: how grievously they were disappointed I need not tell.

Life has few direr disenchanters than the morning smells of obsolete tobacco, relics though they be of hesternal beatitude.

The strangest materials were used in their construction; the public taste leaning towards relics possessing historical interest.

The old lady could not be persuaded to let these relics leave her keeping, but she willingly made extracts from them.

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On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to relics, such as: debris, remains, remnants, rubble, and vestiges.

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