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Use 'cinder' to evoke strong visual images of something reduced to charred debris. SlideThe campfire left a pile of warm cinders, glowing in the dark.
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'Cinder' suggests that the burning process is complete and only residue remains. SlideBy morning, the logs had turned into black cinders.
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Figurative UsePlay
Metaphorically, 'cinder' can represent something that has lost its energy or usefulness. SlideHis passion for the project is now just a cinder.