Definition of ashes :
1. Specifically: The remains of the human body when burnt, or when returned to dust by natural decay.
2. The color of ashes; deathlike paleness.
3. The earthy or mineral particles of combustible substances remaining after combustion, as of wood or coal.
ruins (part of speech: noun)
trees (part of speech: noun)
ebonies, banyans, trees, coconuts, mimosas, willows, peaches, papayas, alders, limes, weeping willows, apples, larches, birches, eucalyptuses, elms, butternuts, cashews, cottonwoods, mahoganies, beeches, ironwoods, gums, junipers, tamaracks, oranges, sequoias, firs, avocados, balsas, acacias, mulberries, apricots, breadfruits, cedars, mangroves, pines, spruces, pears, magnolias, balsams, maples, palms, figs, chestnuts, sycamores, walnuts, dogwoods, teaks, redwoods, lindens, yews, poplars, cypresses, aspens, quinces, cassias, hazels, cherries, oaks, mountain ashes, laurels, lemons, elders, hickories, locusts, almonds, rosewoods, sandalwoods, pecans, citrons
- Blinky bent over the ashes and stirred them with his fingers. - "The Boy Scouts On The Range", Lieut. Howard Payson.
- There he was again, indeed, an old man by a dying fire, sitting among the ashes of burnt- out jollities. - "Carnival", Compton Mackenzie.
- The question seemed innocent enough, yet the man to whom it was addressed turned crimson and then as pale as ashes. - "The-Darrow-Enigma", Severy, Melvin Linwood.