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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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SIX-TIME world champion Phil Taylor (left) admitted last night that the days of darts players burning the candle at both ends were over.
In the 90's we have found that the entertainment industry is not the only group burning the candle at both ends.
A few years ago I was burning the candle at both ends.
Burning the candle at both ends can leave you looking less than your best, so be sure to allow yourself some me-time to relax and treat yourself; run yourself a bubble bath, pop on a hair mask and unwind.
She was burning the candle at both ends so that "Al Sayidah Al Ula" (The First Lady) would hit our screens for some Ramadan action, but now the months of strenuous filming and production have finally come to an end for Ghada Abdel Razek, and she's taking full advantage.
Chart-topper is now on road to recovery after falling ill and being rushed into hospital with Dr Craig Lennox SHE'S been flying around the world promoting her new album, burning the candle at both ends, and last week it landed Lily Allen in hospital.
Naturally he's a lot older and a little wiser these days, burning the candle at both ends, and it looks like he's enjoying every minute of it.
Rihanna has certainly been burning the candle at both ends in recent months and the new issue of America's Star magazine claims that she is 'spiraling out of control'.
To find out more 0901 6093144 LEO (July 24/Aug 23): You've been burning the candle at both ends and something has to give.
Central heating and chill winter winds can wreak havoc on skin, to say nothing of the effects of burning the candle at both ends during the festivities.
It's clear you've been burning the candle at both ends.