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See definition of set fire on Dictionary.com
  • as infired
  • as inkindle
  • as inlight
  • as infire
  • as inheat

synonyms for set fire

  • burned
  • alight
  • baked
  • burning
  • glowing
  • heated
  • kindling
  • scorched
  • smoking
  • smoldering
  • ablaze
  • afire
  • aflame
  • incandescent
  • on fire
  • set on fire
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How to use set fire in a sentence

You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
She set off down Trafalgar Road in the mist and the rain, glad that she had been compelled to walk.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Good is set against evil, and life against death: so also is the sinner against a just man.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He set down as the second the golden rule, “Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so to them.”
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I shall show how it is possible thus to prolong life to the term set by God.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
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WORDS RELATED TO SET FIRE

  • blaze
  • burn
  • fire
  • flame
  • flare
  • glow
  • ignite
  • inflame
  • light
  • set alight
  • set fire
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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