Thesaurus / burn

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Fuel spilled by a tanker burns in the Cuyahoga River on August 25th.
There are just so many reasons not to pick up the drip torch and start a prescribed burn even though it’s the safe, smart thing to do.
Burn bosses in California can more easily be held liable than their peers in some other states if the wind comes up and their burn goes awry.
California, of course, uses aircraft—it has both its own fleet and can employ contractors—to mount full-court presses on fires, but the practice is certainly not limited to combating burns in the Golden State.
The battery, she alleged, exploded and left her with severe burns.
Using the fire extinguisher now may stop you from getting burned more, but it won’t heal the burns you already have.
It orders its servants to lay aside pity and burn peasants in their homes, to bayonet women and children, to shoot old men.
GOLDEN LADSARTHUR GLEASON AND HELEN HAYES GLEASON
Fool, to that body to return Where it condemned and destined is to burn!
What wife, what maid did not yearn for you absent, and burn when you were present?
For fear, then, you should fancy to burn the eighth, I'll wish you good-evening!
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS

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