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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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"Based from our investigation, the fire was caused by electrical short circuit as one of the houses burned down has a computer shop.
Citing reports from the residents in the area, Albarase said that the houses burned down were approximately 30 years of age.
Furthermore during the meeting standing committee has sought complete detail of Gilgit-Baltistan's Diamer district burned down schools from Chief Secretary and IG.
The first two fires were in Ayia Varvara, the one on a pile of garbage, the other in a different part of the village burned down a small area of wild vegetation.
"Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki has visited his San Luis Obispo ranch after it was burned down by a massive fire on Wednesday, June 28.
RAMALLAH, April 14, 2016 (WAFA) -- Israeli forces Thursday raided and burned down a Palestinian-owned currency exchange shop in central al-Bireh, a city adjacent to Ramallah district in the central West Bank.
PROTESTING students in South Africa burned down several buildings at a university, forcing administrators to close the campus and telling students to leave, a spokesman has said.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The historic Fatih PaE-a Mosque in Diyarbakyr's Sur district burned down on Monday as a result of clashes between Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants and Turkish security forces during the 6th day of an ongoing curfew.
The roof area of 120 square meters have burned down due to improper installation of electric devices.
The locals also said ISIS terrorists burned down dozens of homes and committed acts of killing, vandalizm and armed robbery in the village.
Burnt out and burned down, Firebombed building sites.
ATHENS, Greece, Ramadan 15, 1435, Jul 12, 2014, SPA -- Authorities say a raging wildfire southeast of Greece's capital has burned down at least one house and threatened several others, AP reported.