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burn

verb blaze, blister, brand, burn to a cinder, burst into flame, catch fire, cauterize, char, conflagrate, consume, cremate, deflagrate, enkindle, fire, flame up, flare, gut, ignite, incandesce, incendiarize, incinerate, inflame, kindle, light up, melt, overheat, parch, relume, scald, scorch, scorify, sear, seethe, singe, sizzle, smelt, smolder, strike a light, vesicate
Associated concepts: arson, revocation of wills
See also: consume, deflagrate, destroy, efface, expend
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it has burned bridges with all countries," the Lebanese Forces MP said.
Ranchers in Brazil have burned bridges, blocked roads and threatened the Indian tribes in protest against their impending eviction from tribal land.
The return of Mogga is an opportunity to recharge drained emotional batteries and to rebuild burned bridges with an estranged crowd after four years of painful slide.