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  • as inenkindle
  • as infire
  • as inignite
  • as inlight

synonyms for set fire to

  • burn
  • fire
  • ignite
  • kindle
  • enkindle
  • ignite
  • kindle
  • light
  • put a match to
  • set ablaze
  • set aflame
  • set alight
  • set on fire
  • start a fire
  • touch off
  • burn
  • flare up
  • inflame
  • kindle
  • enkindle
  • fire
  • light
  • burst into flames
  • catch fire
  • put match to
  • set alight
  • start up
  • take fire
  • touch off

antonyms for set fire to

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  • extinguish
  • put out
  • extinguish
  • put out
  • drench
  • quench
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How to use set fire to 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
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
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
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SET FIRE TO

  • burn
  • fire
  • ignite
  • kindle
  • set fire to
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.