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synonyms for combust

  • blaze
  • flame
  • ignite
  • catch fire
  • catch on fire
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How to use combust in a sentence

Diesel heaters work by combusting fuel to warm up a heating element.
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Much hotter than that, the shields would fail altogether, and the vehicle would combust in less than a minute.
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These fuels all produce carbon dioxide when combusted, whereas burning pure hydrogen in a turbine produces just water vapor.
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When temperatures drop, natural gas is used both directly for furnaces and indirectly to combust and turn into electricity.
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Venus and Mercury, when thus 'combust,' lost their influence.
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A planet was said to be combust when its light was extinguished by proximity to the sun.
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When Venus and Mercury were ‘combust’ their influence was lost.
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All astrologers agree that a planet is fortified by this position, but a planet when combust is very evil in its influences.
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