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Words nearby ashes
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Word Origin for Ashes
Example sentences from the Web for ashes
Warm milk mixed with a spoonful of fireplace ashes seemed to also be popular among 19th century England.
“At one point they were going to perform a burial ceremony with the ashes,” he says.
In the not-so-distant future, an independent country, which belongs to Kurds, will rise from these wants, pains, fire and ashes.Dear Turkish PM: It’s Time to Act to Save Kobani’s Kurds|Bahman Ghobani|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ashes & Fire, a pleasant, folky, water-treading effort, followed in 2011.
The Oberhausen aquarium erected a memorial of the psychic octopus with a golden urn containing his ashes.The Amazing Tale of Paul the Psychic Octopus: Germany’s World Cup Soothsayer|Emily Shire|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He thrust the Cardinal's mantle into it, and stood over the smouldering cloth, till the whole was consumed to ashes.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The Seneschal stood with blanched face and gaping mouth, his fire all turned to ashes before the passion of this gaunt man.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Bridgewater, Mass., invaded by the Indian enemy, and 17 buildings laid in ashes.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
He stirred the smoldering ashes till the broiled fowl began to sizzle afresh.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
The boy took a piece of wood and covered it with a paste made of ashes and oil.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade