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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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Burned Bridges, murmurs every mother in the audience's every head.
"The Syrian rule is well aware that it will never return back to power (...) it has burned bridges with all countries," the Lebanese Forces MP said.
But in the end, everybody realized that in Lebanon only Syria's model of pan-Arabism works because of the country's influence and allies in Lebanon." He suggested that Jumblat learned the above equation--that Syria equals stability and prosperity--"the hard way," and added that Jumblat is now trying to "rebuild burned bridges with the Syrian regime." Salman concluded by saying that the Lebanese people have the right to demand that the country's relationship with Syria "is not defined by a few politicians, since it is the people who generally pay the price of personal rifts between Lebanese and Syrian leaders ...
Sadly, I fear his ego probably prevents him from the necessary introspection required to ever rebuild some badly burned bridges, and wear the blue shirt again.
But he will have restored some of the burned bridges with an assured display at the back which on another night could well have been capped with a goal.