from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Strewn with embers or ashes.


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  • Áine is the burnished glow of a golden vessel on a marble hearth, reflecting the embered glow of the fire

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  • The gunslinger looked at Eddie, and Eddie saw that Roland's cheeks glistened red in what remained of the campfire's embered dying glow.

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  • Exiles of the forest! what know you of full-blossomed winds, of red-embered sunsets, of the gentle admonition of spring rain!

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  • The great genial logs lay glowing, burning; from the fresher one the flames flowed and forked; along the embered surface of the others ran red and blue shivers of iridescence.

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  • On the other side of the embered hole, he didn’t see what he expected to see—a tomb’s dusty interior.

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  • She yanked her hand away from Dante’s arm as though the hot embered coals of the pit burned beneath his skin.

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  • After a long moment of silence broken only by the settling of embered logs, he said, “What do you mean?

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