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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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Burning Down The House is presented in conjunction with the Providence Biennial for Contemporary Art, which recently featured Winter King Hawthorn by Lynne Harlow during the Providence International Arts Festival 2015.
Stop comparing Big Tex burning down to 9/11 even if you're joking.
NNA - 22/09/2012 - KFC workers protesting today over last weekend's burning down of the fast food outlet at the hands of Islamist fanatics in the northern Lebanese seaport of Tripoli staged a noisy demonstration and sit-in.
He said there is a real danger that one of these days a fire could spread to nearby houses as some of the plots back on to them, adding: "Arsonists are sometimes burning down six sheds a week.
Video clips show fire burning down the street stalls and smoke billowing up residential buildings.