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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishemberem‧ber /ˈembə $ -ər/ noun [countable usually plural]  FIREa piece of wood or coal that stays red and very hot after a fire has stopped burning glowing embers
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emberThe twins stood over it, stirring the last embers with their feet.A big bed of embers still gleamed in the kitchen chimney, under an iron pot hung from an ancient crane.Ruptured gas lines resulted in fires that gutted entire communities of wooden houses, leaving behind smoldering embers resembling a bomb site.Some one stood carelessly among the embers, as if having his flesh charred was the least of his worries.He poked at the embers beneath it with a stick.To his horror he realised his hand was lying in the embers.Bethany inhaled deeply and made the embers glow.
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