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  • 61 burn — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ horrific (esp. BrE), nasty, serious, severe, terrible ▪ minor, slight, superficial ▪ …

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  • 62 burn — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German brunno spring of water Date: before 12th century British creek 2 II. verb (burned or burnt; burning) Etymology: Middle English birnen, from Old English …

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  • 63 burn — burn1 verb (past and past participle burned or chiefly Brit. burnt) 1》 (of a fire) flame or glow while consuming a fuel.     ↘use (a fuel) as a source of heat or energy. 2》 be or cause to be harmed or destroyed by fire.     ↘(of the skin) become… …

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  • 64 burn up — verb 1. burn brightly (Freq. 1) Every star seemed to flare with new intensity • Syn: ↑flare, ↑flame up, ↑blaze up • Derivationally related forms: ↑flare (for: ↑ …

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  • 65 burn — Synonyms and related words: Earth insertion, LEM, LM, abrade, abrasion, adolescent stream, afflict, agonize, ail, air dry, altitude peak, anhydrate, apogee, arroyo, assault, attack, attitude control rocket, automatic control, bake, ballistic… …

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  • 66 burn — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. oxidize, consume; blaze, flame; fire; sear, char, scorch; destroy. See heat, desire, excitability. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. blister, scorch, scald, wound, impairment, trauma, first degree burn, second… …

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  • 67 burn — {{11}}burn (n.) 1520s, from BURN (Cf. burn) (v.). Slow burn first attested 1938, in reference to U.S. movie actor Edgar Kennedy, who made it his specialty. {{12}}burn (v.) 12c., combination of O.N. brenna to burn, light, and two originally… …

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  • 68 burn — verb 1) the shed was burning Syn: be on fire, be alight, be ablaze, blaze, go up, go up in smoke, be in flames, be aflame; smolder, glow 2) he burned the letters Syn: set fire to, se …

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  • 69 burn*/*/*/ — [bɜːn] (past tense and past participle burned burnt [bɜːnt] ) verb I 1) [T] to damage or destroy something with fire Demonstrators burned flags outside the embassy.[/ex] The old part of the city was burned to the ground (= completely destroyed by …

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  • 70 Burn! — Infobox Film | name =Burn! image size =200px caption = director = Gillo Pontecorvo producer =Alberto Grimaldi writer = Franco Solinas Giorgio Arlorio starring = Marlon Brando Evaristo Márquez music = Ennio Morricone cinematography = Marcello… …

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  • 71 Burn (EP) — Infobox Album Name = Burn Type = EP Artist = Burn Released = 1990 Recorded = 1990 Genre = Hardcore Length = 11:34 Label = Revelation Records This album = Burn Next album = Cleanse Burn is the self titled, debut release of the American hardcore… …

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  • 72 burn —    Ā, a ā, hō ā, puhi, kuni, puhi ahi;    ♦ burn intensely, hā ena, hū a ā, puoko;    ♦ burn weakly, omī, omīmī, mīmī;    ♦ burn, as with anger, ā.   Also: pāwela, kā liliko, liko, likoliko, kū ena, makawela, pāpa a wela, ho owela, liholiho, nō ā …

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  • 73 burn in — transitive verb 1. : to heat (a metal photoengraving plate) after development of the printed image until the enamel carbonizes and becomes acid resisting 2. : to increase the density of (certain areas of a photographic print) during enlarging by… …

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  • 74 burn — [OE] English has two separate words burn. The commoner, relating to ‘fire’, is actually a conflation of two Old English verbs: birnan, which was intransitive, and bærnan, which was transitive. Both come ultimately from the Germanic base *bren ,… …

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  • 75 burn — I. n 1a. tobacco Got any burn? 1b. a cigarette 1c. a smoke a quick burn The first sense is in use in prisons in the UK; the others are also heard in other Eng lish speaking areas. 2. American a hit of crack I just need a burn. II. vb …

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  • 76 burn up — phrasal verb Word forms burn up : present tense I/you/we/they burn up he/she/it burns up present participle burning up past tense burned up or burnt up past participle burned up or burnt up 1) [intransitive/transitive] if something burns up, or… …

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  • 77 burn — [OE] English has two separate words burn. The commoner, relating to ‘fire’, is actually a conflation of two Old English verbs: birnan, which was intransitive, and bærnan, which was transitive. Both come ultimately from the Germanic base *bren ,… …

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  • 78 burn-in — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: burn in : the continuous operation of a device (as a computer) as a test for defects or failure prior to putting it to use * * * burnˈ in noun A test of the reliability of computer hardware or software involving a …

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  • 79 Burn It Up — Infobox Single Name = Burn It Up Caption = Artist = R. Kelly featuring Wisin Yandel from Album = Released = April, 2006 Format = 12 single Recorded = 2005 Genre = Pop, R B, Reggaeton Length = 3:52 Label = Jive Writer = Robert Kelly Wisin Yandel… …

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  • 80 Burn — This ancient name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is one of the earliest topographical surnames existing today. The derivation is from the Old English pre 7th Century burna, burne , spring, stream, which was originally used as a topographic name… …

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