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Synonyms for conflagrate

cause to start burning

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According to a work Liber ignium ad comburendos hostes (On the Use of Fire to Conflagrate the Enemy) which was allegedly written by some Marcus Graecus from the 9th century this fire was made from sulphur, resin, oakum, oil and some other components.
Certainly the Arabs have no interest in seeing another war conflagrate in the Gulf region,.
Sporadic bonfires did not conflagrate across the nation over the period of a week like tardy signals of invasion.
The bowl of fruit bursts into flames just before Gideon's shoes conflagrate, but half a cut apple by the side of the bowl remains unaffected.
So, with a very slow growth, stunted irregular sector and unknown agriculture outputs, Pakistan unlike the past two global crises is least ready to buffer and cushion the global effects when they conflagrate.
While maintaining that Adeleke won the Osun governorship and, therefore, must be declared the winner by INEC 'as a matter of justice, fairness and the codification of the rule of law and constitutional primacy,' the Atona of Odua of Yorubaland said the will of the people must prevail, warning that no attempt must be made to conflagrate this country as it happened in 1963 'Operation Wetie.'
But unless the administration comes out of its trance soon and faces the bleak realities in Iraq, the crisis will conflagrate and the region and the world will suffer long after Mr Bush leaves the White House.
The agony depicted in the film and the endless torture scenes conflagrate human prejudices and cause allegations and counter allegations.