ember
[ em-ber ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
ǣmyrge, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German eimuria ‘pyre’, Danish emmer, Swedish mörja ‘embers’. The b was added in English for ease of pronunciation.
Synonyms
  • ash
  • cinder
Antonyms
  • flame
Definition
a small live piece of coal, wood, etc., as in a dying fire; the smoldering remains of a fire
Example
The fire was no longer crackling and only the embers remained.
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