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synonyms for burn down

  • contradict
  • counter
  • disprove
  • expose
  • oppose
  • quash
  • rebut
  • repudiate
  • squelch
  • abnegate
  • break
  • burn
  • cancel
  • confute
  • contend
  • contravene
  • convict
  • crush
  • debate
  • demolish
  • disclaim
  • dispute
  • evert
  • explode
  • gainsay
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • overthrow
  • parry
  • silence
  • top
  • argue against
  • blow sky-high
  • cancel out
  • disconfirm
  • dispose of
  • give the lie to
  • give thumbs down to
  • reply to
  • shoot down
  • shoot full of holes
  • show up
  • take a stand against
  • tear down

antonyms for burn down

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  • agree
  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • assist
  • concede
  • help
  • support
  • concur
  • endorse
  • fix
  • give in
  • go along
  • lose
  • permit
  • prove
  • release
  • surrender
  • uphold
  • yield
  • ratify
  • sanction
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How to use burn down in a sentence

Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He couldn't sell them; he couldn't burn them; he was even compelled to insure them, to his intense disgust.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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