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as in rubble
the portion or bits of something left over or behind after it has been destroyed a new and more splendid city was built on the ashes of the old

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verb

present tense third-person singular of ash

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“Ashes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ashes. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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