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Ashes vs. Cinders

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Ashes

The earthy or mineral particles of combustible substances remaining after combustion, as of wood or coal.

Cindersnoun

(geology) fragments of lava; scoria

Ashes

Specifically: The remains of the human body when burnt, or when "returned to dust" by natural decay.

‘Their martyred blood and ashes sow.’; ‘The coffins were broken open. The ashes were scattered to the winds.’;

Ashes

The color of ashes; deathlike paleness.

‘The lip of ashes, and the cheek of flame.’;

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