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burned

adjective
variants: or burnt

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burned

verb
variants: or burnt
past tense of burn

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1 to be on fire especially brightly
  • all evening long we just sat there, contentedly watching the Yule log burn

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2 to set (something) on fire
  • it is not a good idea to try to burn old papers in the sink

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3 to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger
  • he came home burning with anger because of a reprimand at work

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4 to shine with a bright harsh light
  • the bright streetlight outside our motel room burned all night long

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“Burned.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/burned. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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