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See definition of wildfire on Dictionary.com
  • as inblaze
  • as inconflagration
  • as inflame

synonyms for wildfire

  • bonfire
  • conflagration
  • flame
  • burning
  • combustion
  • flames
  • holocaust
  • inferno
  • blaze
  • bonfire
  • flaming
  • holocaust
  • burning
  • rapid oxidation
  • up in smoke
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How to use wildfire in a sentence

When natural drought conditions already exist, in such places as Colorado, physiological drought can increase the risk of wildfires by making plants more prone to ignition.
FISH BLOOD COULD HOLD THE ANSWER TO SAFER DE-ICING SOLUTIONS DURING SNOWSTORMSBY MONIKA BLESZYNSKI/THE CONVERSATIONFEBRUARY 1, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Residents, fire commanders, and political leaders must switch from a mindset of preventing or controlling wildfire to learning to live with it.
WHAT THE COMPLEX MATH OF FIRE MODELING TELLS US ABOUT THE FUTURE OF CALIFORNIA’S FORESTSAMY NORDRUMJANUARY 18, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It’s possible that 2020’s temperatures in some areas might have been even higher if not for massive wildfires.
2020 AND 2016 TIE FOR THE HOTTEST YEARS ON RECORDCAROLYN GRAMLINGJANUARY 14, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The question, of course, is why SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes covid-19, continues to spread like wildfire when so many other viruses have been crushed.
CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWNS HAVE QUASHED NEARLY ALL OTHER COMMON VIRUSES. BUT SCIENTISTS SAY A REBOUND IS COMING.DAN HURLEYJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Western states repeatedly broke records for their largest wildfires on record.
AFTER A RECORD 22 BILLION-DOLLAR DISASTERS IN 2020, US DISASTER POLICY NEEDS REFORMDEB NIEMEIERJANUARY 8, 2021QUARTZ
Compounded by reduced tourism after consecutive years with wildfires and trade tariffs on some wine imports hurting the entire industry, 2019 was tough, and 2020 looked to be another difficult year.
FOR WINEMAKERS, 2020 WAS THE YEAR THAT ‘DROPPED US TO OUR KNEES’DAVE MCINTYREJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
San Diego has so far avoided a catastrophic wildfire this season, and has largely avoided the scale of destruction regularly seen further north.
SAN DIEGO’S CLIMATE CHALLENGES WILL STILL BE HERE IN 2021 – AND BEYONDMACKENZIE ELMERJANUARY 1, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
If a wildfire or more logging compromised the remaining creek, the town’s taps could run dry in as little as three days, Busto said.
TIMBER TAX CUTS COST OREGON TOWNS BILLIONS. THEN POLLUTED WATER DROVE UP THE PRICE.BY TONY SCHICK, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING, AND ROB DAVIS, THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVEJANUARY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
A Biblical deluge of record-breaking Atlantic hurricanes, devastating wildfires, floods, and even locust storms added up to one of the world’s most damaging and expensive years of natural disasters in the last half-century.
WHAT NATURAL DISASTERS COST THE GLOBAL ECONOMY IN 2020TIM MCDONNELLDECEMBER 29, 2020QUARTZ
Usually, the rule is applied in situations like hurricanes and wildfires.
RESTRICTIONS ON THE SOUTH TEXAS BORDER WERE MEANT TO PROTECT PEOPLE FROM COVID-19. THEN THE HANDCUFFS CAME OUT.BY VIANNA DAVILA AND REN LARSONDECEMBER 19, 2020PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO WILDFIRE

  • bonfire
  • burning
  • combustion
  • conflagration
  • flame
  • flames
  • holocaust
  • wildfire
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