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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 commissioner of Juba county, Stephen Wani confirmed the attack, saying a person was killed and several houses were burnt down.
Lawrence Allen pawned his bike at Kings Heath Cash Converters before it was burnt down.
Rioting youths also burnt down a restaurant in Skogas, south of Stockholm.
"Those who burnt down hundreds of houses in the region of Lipkovo and Kumanovo are today behaving in a hypocritical way and with 15,000 pieces of paper say that they are defending our interests.
Summary: Sprayed on, smashed, burnt down and now shot at!
Eyewitnesses told Daily News Egypt that unknown assailants attacked homes owned by Copts on Sunday evening, claiming that Copts burnt down Bilal Mosque.
KARACHI, January 08, 2010 (Balochistan Times ): Fire erupted in huts in Korangi, Karachi and burnt down fourteen huts here on Friday.
He said both the schools, which were burnt down by suspected militants, have been renovated and new windows and gates were installed.
"I was gutted when I saw that my shed had been burnt down and my birds were dead.
"It was like our baby when it burnt down."<p>2009 Dubai Business | Kippreport.
"I said I'm really sorry, your house has burnt down. It is unsalvageable.
Shadow Home Secretary David Davis has demanded an apology after a local Labour politician accused him of calling for an Asian-only housing block to be "burnt down".