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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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Congratulating the committee on successfully arranging the international conference, he said, "I would like to acknowledge the hard work of officers of the Supreme Court and Law and Justice Commission who literally burnt the midnight oil to make the conference memorable".
Then they should have burnt the midnight oil as they plotted their path to safety and on to victory.
She said that representatives of all political parties burnt the midnight oil and after extensive deliberations for nine long months tabled a resolution in the Parliament which was passed unanimously.