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torch

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a person who deliberately and unlawfully sets fire to a building or other property
  • several suspicious fires in the past few months have probably been set by the same torch

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torch

verb

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to set (something) on fire
  • police suspect that the owner torched the house for the insurance money

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The first known use of torch was in the 13th century

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“Torch.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/torch. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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