Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: ashes
IPA transcription: ['æʃɪz]
Usage examples
  • She was consumed to ashes.
  • "Yes, sire, and Moscow is now in ashes.
  • So she shook two dishes of peas into the ashes.
  • His shaggy brows swept down over his eyes like ashes quenching flame.
  • A bit of paper there was crumbling into ashes. Alone on Christmas Eve!
  • As he spoke, he knocked the ashes from his pipe and put it in his pocket.
  • It was quite dark, the sun being obscured by ashes and fine volcanic dust.
  • He was born in England; he never was out of England; his ashes rest in England.
  • It had tiny holes in it where the fire had sat after he had turned himself into hot ashes.
  • Now please give me the ashes of the mortar, as I wish to keep them in remembrance of my dog."