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synonyms for combustible

  • fiery
  • flammable
  • incendiary
  • volatile
  • explosive
  • firing
  • kindling
  • burnable
  • comburent
  • combustive
  • ignitable
  • inflammable

antonyms for combustible

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  • noncombustible
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How to use combustible in a sentence

West told the story of a house two miles from a fire that burned when an ember landed in combustible materials at its base.
AT GLACIER’S EDGE, THE FLAMES HAVE ALWAYS COME FOR MY FAMILY CABINJVERSTEEGHAUGUST 20, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
In theory, a full reopening during a surge in cases sounds like a combustible mix.
WHY ENGLAND’S SUDDEN LIFTING OF COVID RESTRICTIONS IS A MASSIVE GAMBLECHARLOTTE JEEJULY 18, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
After that time, it becomes less combustible, and components of it can separate, reducing its octane value.
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Frankel tells his story through interweaving profiles, mostly of men who have to overcome financial woes, combustible egos and their own self-doubt.
‘MIDNIGHT COWBOY’ WAS A MASTERPIECE MADE OF DESPERATIONJAMES HIRSCHAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Here, in your small corner on Planet Earth, in the middle of a vast, indifferent cosmos, you can achieve zen-like calm by methodically layering pieces of combustible matter for future use.
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Whereas a sensitive question can be something to do with a topic that is potentially combustible or that we don’t talk about a lot, but it’s not necessarily offensive, per se.
CAN I ASK YOU A RIDICULOUSLY PERSONAL QUESTION? (EP. 451)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 11, 2021FREAKONOMICS
It is very combustible, burns with a pale blue flame, and is converted into water.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Finally all the combustible portion of the fort was burnt to the ground, 12 cannon were captured, and about 60 Moros were slain.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
At such moments, there was something brooding and combustible about him that gave one the sensation of walking over a mine.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
There was something so combustible and wild in his attitude, that, there, at least no one was under illusions as to the danger.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
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