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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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But flame or inhalation burns were nearly three times as likely to occur in older adults as in children.
The pensioner received high level drugs and oxygen therapy at the scene but had severe burns on his chest, right arm and upper legs and extensive inhalation burns around his nose and mouth.
She was admitted to the specialist unit last Thursday from the University Hospital Aintree and is thought to be suffering inhalation burns.