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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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Our research shows a large proportion of small business owners in Liverpool are burning the midnight oil once the office has closed and the kids have gone to bed to make sure they keep on top of things.
WALSALL striker Hector Sam has promised boss Richard Money he will not be burning the midnight oil watching cricket's World Cup.
RANGERS manager Alex McLeish has been burning the midnight oil watching tapes of Tuesday's Champion League opponents Porto in action.
The study also revealed more than a third of business owners are burning the midnight oil at least three to four times a week, with entrepreneurs in the North West, Yorkshire and Humberside working the latest into the evening.
MARTIN JOL has been burning the midnight oil trying to plot Tottenham's escape route from potential disaster.
A fter burning the midnight oil to create a prototype vehicle in just six months, a specialist vehicle builder has won a substantial order from the New Zealand military that is set to create 30 new manufacturing jobs at its Walsall base.
We'll all be burning the midnight oil to make the new series the best it can be.
Odds-compilers have been burning the midnight oil to come up with prices for the William Hill TV Trophy the Victor Chandler Grand Prix - both ante-post and heats - and the Dransfield Invitation.
By now O'Brien was burning the midnight oil for the second successive day.
POLITICIANS in the North were burning the midnight oil last night - trying to save the Irish peace process.
Burning the midnight oil, Unabomber suspect Theodore Kaczynski apparently has attempted suicide by trying to strangle himself with his own underwear.
For burning the midnight oil, CompuServe Mail's 24-hour e-mail service lets you send messages regardless of time zone or distance.
More than a handful of highly successful investors have been known to scoop up whole bushels of stocks in industries that they like, rather than burning the midnight oil figuring out which stocks to buy in industries not expected to do so well.
A marketing professional with a young child might work in the office from early morning until early afternoon, take off for a few hours to be a home with her child, then return to work in her home office burning the midnight oil.
THE SCOOP6 Spider has been burning the midnight oil and the new Super Scoop6 has been giving him sleepless nights along with Celtic fan Paul and his pal Andy's synchronised snoring.