conflagrate

Definitions of conflagrate
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v start to burn or burst into flames

Synonyms:
catch fire, combust, erupt, ignite, take fire
burn, combust
cause to burn or combust
Types:
blow out
erupt in an uncontrolled manner
catch
start burning
light up
start to burn with a bright flame
Type of:
change state, turn
undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

v cause to start burning

Synonyms:
enkindle, inflame, kindle
Types:
rekindle
kindle anew, as of a fire
Type of:
ignite, light
cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

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