Thesaurus / burnt out
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Our cantonments were generally full of the women and children who had been burnt out of house and home.

He put a stick in the fire, and said he would be back before the third of it was burnt out.

Ulster FolkloreElizabeth Andrews

His passing mania seemed to have burnt out all his impetuosity, leaving him singularly sober, calm, and self-governed.

Hard CashCharles Reade

The first ones they had lit had burnt out and the remaining lot were more than half consumed.

The living light of existence is burnt out in an hour, and what remains?

Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day / Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain-tops.

“Well, we are all burnt out now, anyway,” said Hoste as they journeyed along as rapidly as possible.

'Tween Snow and FireBertram Mitford

Methinks that the old fire of malice and jealousy is burnt out.

A Clerk of OxfordEvelyn Everett-Green

It would be burnt out; and so your nerves which are the wires of the body are wasted away by stimulants.

The White SparkOrville Livingston Leach

As he bent over him he saw through the open door that the red glare of fire had faded to a burnt out glow in the sky.

The Courage of Captain PlumJames Oliver Curwood

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