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adjective as in marked by fire or intense heat

adjective as in consumed

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Exactly one month after the first straw goat was erected in Gävle, it was mysteriously burned to a crisp.

In the last days of the Soviet Union, there was a going black market in burned-out light-bulbs.

Then Heal STL was burned down Monday like a moribund body for cremation.

But as much energy as Mark seems to have put into making friends in high places, former co-workers say he also burned bridges.

My finger burned when it touched the blossom of lead embedded in the ceramic armor.

The parliament house and library of the British provinces, at Montreal, burned by a mob.

The small grain crops had been burned to a crisp, and disaster hung over the land.

They used to believe in witchcraft, and they burned millions—yes, millions—of innocent women as witches.

Joan Boughton, a widow, was burned for heresy; said to be the first female martyr of England.

Heresies for which men used to be burned alive are now openly accepted by the Church.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to burned, such as: charred, scorched, blistered, branded, burnt, and null.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.