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Related to burning the candle at both ends: burning the midnight oil, can't hold a candle, putting the cart before the horse
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Synonyms for burn

be on fire

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set on fire

shine

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blush

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be passionate

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  • be passionate
  • blaze
  • be excited
  • be aroused
  • be inflamed

seethe

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yearn

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Synonyms for burn

to undergo combustion

to undergo or cause to undergo damage by or as if by fire

to emit a bright light

to feel or look hot

to feel or cause to feel a sensation of heat or discomfort

to cause to become sore or inflamed

to cause to feel or show anger

to be in a state of emotional or mental turmoil

burn out: to lose so much strength and power as to become ineffective or motionless

damage or a damaged substance that results from burning

Synonyms for burn

pain that feels hot as if it were on fire

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a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun

an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation

a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)

damage inflicted by fire

shine intensely, as if with heat

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cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion

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cause to undergo combustion

burn at the stake

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spend (significant amounts of money)

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feel hot or painful

burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent

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get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun

create by duplicating data

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burn with heat, fire, or radiation

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I was exhausted and feeling sick from burning the candle at both ends.
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Britney, recently pictured in tiny skirts with no underwear, admitted on her website that she may be burning the candle at both ends.
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