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  • v. To catch fire and burn until destroyed
  • v. To destroy by burning.
  • v. To anger; to annoy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. use up (energy)
  • v. burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire
  • v. burn brightly


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