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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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Medical reports showed that the baby girl had second-degree burns caused by a clothes iron, not from hot water.
A BAHRAINI woman, who sustained second-degree burns three weeks ago following a kitchen explosion, died of her injuries in hospital yesterday.
MANY BEACH TOWNS up and down the Pacific Coast have their best weather of the year in September, when it is not yet cool enough to require layers and no longer hot enough to cause second-degree burns.
He was stable after treatment for second-degree burns.
NICOSIA, Cyprus, Ramadan 4, 1434, Jul 13, 2013, SPA -- Cyprus police said a 20-year-old man is in serious condition in hospital after suffering second-degree burns to his body during clashes between rival fans before a club football friendly.
A 20-year-old man with second-degree burns and was on a respirator at Nicosia hospital's intensive care unit on Saturday after being injured on Friday night when hundreds of hooligans clashed during a friendly football game between host team Anorthosis and guests Apollon in Larnaca.
Well-known "WWE" superstar Triple H tweeted a photo of the second-degree burns that he suffered during WrestleMania 29.
Dubai: Two barmen who caused second-degree burns to three patrons in a juggling act gone awry at the Mahiki nightclub were fined Dh10,000 each by the Misdemeanours Court.
Ardahan Governor Seyfettin Azizoy-lu said the fire was started by a convict who was taken to the Ardahan State Hospital with second-degree burns.
Washington, June 6 ( ANI ): A Massachusetts man has claimed that he suffered second-degree burns from a grill after applying sunscreen aerosol spray on parts of his body.
Second-degree burns extend through the skin's entire outer layer.
The juveniles - two boys and one girl - suffered first- and second-degree burns as a result of the fire and explosion, police said.

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