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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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Rashid Juma, Umm Al Quwain Attorney-General, told Gulf News the duo's brother and two sisters suffered first-degree burns to their faces and bodies and had been left permanently scarred.
A 22-year-oldCeman poured boiling water over his brother and two sisters during a family argument, leaving them with first-degree burns, police say.
Storm suffered first-degree burns to her face and neck which caused her to lose her eyebrows and half of her hair.
Jill McRae, whose daughter Kirsty suffered first-degree burns after using an unmanned coin-operated sunbed in Barry when she was 14, welcomed the news.
The 14-year-old suffered 70% first-degree burns after spending 19 minutes on a sunbed.
The 13-year-old boy suffered first-degree burns to his legs.
The 76-year-old, whose identity has not yet been revealed, lost her fight for life in Ashington's Wansbeck General Hospital at 3am on Saturday, having been put on a life-support machine after suffering first-degree burns.
As he cowered in terror, in shock and suffering from first-degree burns, the barrage of flares, fireworks, bottles and and missiles continued to rain down.
Sunday, and a 28-year-old male, a civilian employee, suffered first-degree burns and possible inhalation burns in a fire-retardant chemical fire.
First-degree burns are when the first layer of skin, the epidermis, has been burned, but not burned through.
If a person escapes with minimum injuries, he or she should get some fresh air and immerse any first-degree burns [minor] in cold water.
It is believed the fire was sparked by a short-circuit and the couple were admitted to Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) with first-degree burns and smoke inhalation.