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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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The other, Zane's girlfriend Beatrice (Heather Burns), is an unhinged tart who trashes his guitar and burns down his apartment, then makes it up to him with some vigorous, bondage-tinged sex.
Mayans, Roman Gladiators, and cowboys emerge from their dioramas to wage epic battles; a Neanderthal burns down his own display in his quest for fire; Attila the Hun pillages his neighboring exhibits, and a T-Rex reminds everyone why he's history's fiercest predator.
One of the boys (who also has a squip) starts a fire that burns down a house and seriously injures two teens.