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synonyms for bonfire

  • conflagration
  • beacon
  • pyre
  • feu de joie
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How to use bonfire in a sentence

It’s been 15 years since police fatally shot Ray-Ray, and his parents, older sister and younger brother are achingly reminded of his loss as the anniversary of the tragedy is just days away—and coincides with their annual family bonfire.
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While British officers dined on the food and drink of President James Madison in the executive mansion, soldiers set bonfires in government buildings throughout the city, including the Capitol building.
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We drink a little wine or hot cider with friends around a backyard bonfire, shivering, glad to be alive and together.
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After all, it might be fine for one of us to drive into the desert, gather all the downed ancient juniper, and make a roaring bonfire.
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The good news is they’ll reheat beautifully if you wrap them in foil and place them next to your bonfire a few hours before dinnertime, says Dan Souza, editor in chief at Cook’s Illustrated.
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These publishers may be securing short-term traffic, but they’re adding kindling to a social media bonfire that thrives on fake news and polarization.
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Patrick had brought an axe and, with the help of some of the boys, soon had a big bonfire burning on the edge of the pond.
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We feel just a little hurt that the police have not prohibited our village bonfire.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, NOVEMBER 4, 1914VARIOUS
A jolly bonfire they made, too, and as the flames went up the people cheered lustily.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
Upon the summit of the great keep a huge bonfire had sprung up, and the tall flames leaped toward the inky heavens.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
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WORDS RELATED TO BONFIRE

  • alarm
  • alert
  • balefire
  • beam
  • bonfire
  • flare
  • guidepost
  • heliograph
  • lamp
  • lantern
  • lighthouse
  • lodestar
  • pharos
  • radar
  • rocket
  • sign
  • signal fire
  • smoke signal
  • warning signal
  • watchtower
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