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See definition of burning on Dictionary.com
  • adj.blazing, flashing
  • adj.fervent, excited
  • adj.stinging, painful
  • adj.important

synonyms for burning

  • fiery
  • flaming
  • gleaming
  • glowing
  • hot
  • scorching
  • searing
  • alight
  • blistering
  • broiling
  • enkindled
  • flaring
  • heated
  • ignited
  • illuminated
  • kindled
  • oxidizing
  • sizzling
  • smoking
  • smouldering
  • afire
  • aflame
  • conflagrant
  • in flames
  • incandescent
  • on fire
  • red-hot
  • torrid
  • white-hot
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antonyms for burning

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  • cold
  • cool
  • unconcerned
  • unenthusiastic
  • apathetic
  • cold
  • cool
  • unexcited
  • unimportant
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How to use burning in a sentence

The state passed a few new laws in 2018 designed to facilitate more intentional burning.
THEY KNOW HOW TO PREVENT MEGAFIRES. WHY WON’T ANYBODY LISTEN?BY ELIZABETH WEILAUGUST 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
After settlers forcibly removed Indigenous people from the land, their cultural burning practices were eventually replaced by policies of full-on fire suppression.
CALIFORNIA AND THE FOREST SERVICE HAVE A PLAN TO PREVENT FUTURE CATASTROPHIC FIRESULA CHROBAKAUGUST 27, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Each year, the burning of fossil fuels emits about 100 times more carbon dioxide than volcanoes emit — too much too fast for oceans and weathering to neutralize it, which is why our climate is warming and our oceans are acidifying.
HOW EARTH’S CLIMATE CHANGES NATURALLY (AND WHY THINGS ARE DIFFERENT NOW)HOWARD LEEJULY 21, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The burning keeps trees from growing — and also burns up old plants, returning their nutrients to the soil, too.
SCIENTISTS SAY: PRAIRIEBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Most people know that the burning of fossil fuels spews a lot of this gas.
THIS ‘LIVING’ CONCRETE SLURPS UP A GREENHOUSE GASCAROLYN WILKEMAY 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Its backbone should be the study of biology and its substance should be the threshing out of the burning questions of our day.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Immediately Messa went up the stairs, and safely reached a large room where two candles were burning on a buffet.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
A lurid spot on each cheek showed burning red through the bronze of his skin.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
From early morn to early morn again, the hot winds continued, and the air was surcharged with the smell of burning plants.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
A burning controversy between the Averroists and the orthodox schoolmen.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
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WORDS RELATED TO BURNING

  • afire
  • aflame
  • alight
  • blazing
  • burning
  • conflagrant
  • fiery
  • flaming
  • flaring
  • ignited
  • lighted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.