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Synonyms for burning

pain that feels hot as if it were on fire

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a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light

execution by electricity

a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin

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of immediate import

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In this Confession, Protestant leaders admitted a certain degree of culpability with the words, "We accuse ourselves of not having been more courageous, of not having prayed more sincerely, of not having believed more joyously, and of not having loved more burningly."(17) By today's standards, this admission sounds tepid and half-hearted, but few Germans were prepared to go further.
Section I picked up in its paragraph 46 the suggestion (today still burningly appropriate) that
The rest of us might cease feeling guilty and turn our attention to other deserving issues, causes, and groups, and even the most burningly felt need of identity politics might recede to the status of just one more private dispute among many, rather than a legal right being denied.
Califia's been the Edward Said of the sex movement - a multi-talented and burningly engaged combo of activist, journalist, educator and creative writer.
The ballet was technically hard for me, very stylized, and I didn't have a burningly great technique.
Duff, 50, said: "We are delighted to join forces with The Traverse to bring David Harrower's burningly beautiful Ciara to this year's Festival.
If the science is right, they will have to cope annually with floods and hurricanes and burningly hot summers, things which have had only a marginal effect on my life.