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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.
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.