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combust

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of combust

  1. to be on fire especially brightly <anthracite, which is naturally hard, combusts more cleanly than bituminous coal> Synonyms blaze, burn, flame, glowRelated Words catch, enkindle; deflagrate, fire, ignite, kindle; flare (up), light (up); flicker, gutter, waver; bake, broil, char, cook, melt, roast, scorch, swelter; smolder (or smoulder), spark, sputter; beam, brighten, radiate; beat (down), flash, glare, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glitter, scintillate, shimmer, shine, sparkle, twinkle


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