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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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Walsall manager Colin Lee has been burning the midnight oil after receiving a conditional green light to return to the transfer market, writes David Instone.
They are burning the midnight oil to come up with a new form of words to persuade waverers in France, China and Russia that force will be needed against Saddam Hussein's regime.
EVEN the most patriotic of Englishmen will not be staying up through the night to see how our curling team get on in the Winter Olympics, but it is surely worth burning the midnight oil to watch our resurgent cricketers in New Zealand, writes Steve Palmer.
Sleep experts have long known that burning the midnight oil can lead to health problems normally associated with smoking or bad diet.
MARATHON man Sean Lanigan was burning the midnight oil in Malvern last night before completing a gruelling 5-4 victory in the Benson and Hedges Snooker Championship.
SOAP star Matt Marsden is burning the midnight oil in his multi-million pound bid to storm the pop charts.
Once again they are without a handful of regulars, with boss Graham Drury burning the midnight oil to recruit three guests to fill the holes in his injury-ravaged line-up.
Chief executive Rick Parry, who was mildly implicated in some of Benitez's comments after the Champions League final defeat in Athens, has been burning the midnight oil to tie Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher, Jose Reina and Xabi Alonso to new four and five years deals.
This city of authors, journos and hacks Burning the midnight oil Unearthing moles, exposing the quacks Bringing their blood to the boil
Burning the midnight oil will simply undo all the good of the holiday.
The German has been burning the midnight oil after seeing his hopes of a record sixth drivers' crown this season come under threat, having been trounced on successive weekends by his brother Ralf.
If it's getting tight as December approaches, we'll be burning the midnight oil finding races for the dogs.
STAFF from Liverpool agency Finch, which created the 08 brand, have been burning the midnight oil to deliver the spectacular 08 highlights brochure which was unveiled last night.
They're huge cricket fans and were burning the midnight oil, often until 6am, as they followed England's lamentable collapse in the first test against Australia.
Shared work, shared schedules, shared secrets are turn-ons, especially if they involve burning the midnight oil, and particularly if the wife is out of the way.