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To be or set on fire
“There was a bonfire burning in the fire pit and camp chairs set up.”
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Feel hot or sore, typically as a result of illness or injury
“My eyes and throat begin to burn as I scramble beneath my cot, feeling for my gas mask with shaking hands.”
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To be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger
“He was burning with fury.”
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To cause to believe what is untrue
“… he's been burned before, so he's careful to double-check such claims now.”
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To make complete use of
“People differ considerably in the energy they burn up.”
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Be or cause to be destroyed by fire
“If your neighbors house was hit by lightning the house might burn to the ground and your house may not even get a surge, only the building hit by lightning got the full strike.”
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Be or cause to be damaged, injured, or spoiled by heat or fire
“I forgot to turn off the iron and nearly burned his dress shirt.”
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To be or feel hot
“Her face burned with humiliation.”
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“Had he been burning with political ambition, he could have easily landed a high-level spot in his father's administration.”
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“Meredith burned to know what the secret was.”
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“A single light burning in a third-story window.”
Noun
A natural body of running water smaller than a river
“… the walkers forded the shallow burn and then came upon a field of gorse.”
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