What is another word for ember?

Pronunciation: [ˈɛmbə] (IPA)

The term 'ember' refers to a small piece of smoldering wood or coal that remains after a fire. In literature, embers often symbolize a state of glowing warmth or fading courage. Synonyms for this word may include 'ashes', 'glow', 'cinders', 'embers', or 'coals'. Each of these synonyms can portray a slightly different meaning depending on the context and the writer's intention. For example, 'ash' may suggest finality or death, whereas, 'glow' can represent a sense of hope or rekindling. However, all these synonyms share a commonality of representing heat or warmth, providing a vivid image for the reader.

What are the hypernyms for Ember?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    charred remains, glowing coal, burnt remains, smoldering remnant.

What are the hyponyms for Ember?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for ember (as nouns)

Usage examples for Ember

These were submitted to the University of Copenhagen in December of 1909. The verdict on this was that in such material there was no absolute proof of the attainment of the Pole.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
Once out of the room, where the fresh December-wind blew across his face, he recovered completely.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse
This was late in November last.
"Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity"
Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard

Famous quotes with Ember

  • I fear not, I see not reason for fear. In the end we will be the victors. For though at times the flame of liberty may cease to shine, the ember will never expire.
    Thomas Paine

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