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More time went on, Trump sold the jet, and traded-up to a larger plane; O’Brien assumed that the fake Renoir had been tossed into a bonfire, or at least a proverbial one.
The parade ends with a giant bonfire, tall flames licking the night sky as cheerleaders and football players perform skits and dances.
There was even a bonfire aspect to the marshmallow in the form of roasted caramel-toffee.
Little bonfires are built to jump over and get rid of any bad luck or problems, and to absorb the fire’s warmth in order to be enlightened.
Snowshoe over to Chalet Pelerin’s nearby mountain hut, L’Alpage, for aperitivo, complete with bonfire, local wine and one of the region’s specialties—fondue.
Pride Bowl is an annual event that starts with a student pep rally in the afternoon and is followed by a flag football game with the faculty and concludes with a bonfire, food and s'mores.
James dumping the Cavs for Miami caused jersey bonfires in Cleveland, Wade leaving Miami for Chicago last year was a gut punch that didn't feel at all right, and Kevin Durant bolting Oklahoma City for Golden State brought all sorts of condemnation.
Kaepernick was the perfect kindling for a reactionary bonfire, the first huge political sports story to come along in the Horowitz era.
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Origin and Etymology of bonfire
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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