EMBER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EMBER
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ember
 n.  small, glowing piece of coal or wood, as in a dying fire
Classic Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
1  She would miss the long amusing conversations in bed with Rhett when the ember of his cigar glowed in the dark.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LI
2  Occasionally an ember rolled off the bank, and dropped with a hiss into the pool.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
3  He opened the door of the stove and poked aimlessly at the embers.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
4  She remained long in her sitting-room, where the embers were crumbling to cold grey, and the lamp paled under its gay shade.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
5  She knelt on the hearth-rug, stretching her hands to the embers.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
6  She vacantly hummed a fantastic tune as she poked at the wood embers on the hearth and munched a cracker.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXV
7  Hawkeye, without looking round to read his triumph in applauding eyes, very composedly stretched his tall frame before the dying embers, and closed his own organs in sleep.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
8  It was silent and gloomy, being tenanted solely by the captive, and lighted by the dying embers of a fire, which had been used for the purposed of cookery.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26
9  Occasionally the air breathed through the crevices of the hut, and the low flame that fluttered about the embers of the fire threw their wavering light on the person of the sullen recluse.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27
10  It rekindled the few expiring embers of freedom, and revived within me a sense of my own manhood.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
11  The site of the fire was now merely a circle of ashes flecked with red embers and sparks, the furze having burnt completely away.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
12  At last she gave up her spying attitude, closed the telescope, and turned to the decaying embers.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
13  The revived embers of an old passion glowed clearly in Wildeve now; and he leant forward as if about to put his face towards her cheek.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
14  A pin occasionally dropped with the wax, and the embers heated it red as it lay.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 7 The Night of the Sixth of November
15  Clym hastily put together the logs on the hearth, raked abroad the embers, which were scarcely yet extinct, and blew up a flame with the bellows.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 8 Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers
Example Sentence:
1  Firefighters were damping down the embers hours later.
2  The embers still glowed in the hearth.
3  After the conflagration had finally died down, the city center was nothing but a mass of blackened embers.
4  The embers of that effort can be seen still crackling in Wright's audacious adaptation of that most classic of Russian novels: Anna Karenina.