dust

Part of speech: verb

To free from dust; sprinkle with dust; reduce to dust.

Part of speech: noun

Any substance, as earth, reduced to powder.

Part of speech: noun

A dead body; remains; the grave.

Part of speech: noun

Ashes and household sweepings.

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Usage examples "dust":

  1. He was not in any way clear as to what he would do, but he thought he would find some great thing to do somewhere, lying like a jewel in the dust; and he went on his way in faith, as Findelkind of Arlberg had done before him. - "Findelkind", Louise de la Ramee (AKA Ouida).
  2. Something gleamed at him from the dust beneath- something bright, staring like an eye. - "The Heath Hover Mystery", Bertram Mitford.
  3. His eyes were fixed upon a little cloud of dust in the distance. - "The Great Impersonation", E. Phillips Oppenheim.