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torch

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of torch

  1. a person who deliberately and unlawfully sets fire to a building or other property in an insurance scam, the slumlord hired a torch to burn the tenement down Synonyms of torch firebug, incendiary, arsonistWords Related to torch pyromaniac; flamer, igniter (also ignitor), immolator, inflamer, kindler


torch

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of torch

  1. to set (something) on fire police suspect that the owner torched the house for the insurance money Synonyms of torch enkindle, fire, ignite, inflame (also enflame), kindle, light, burnWords Related to torch immolate; deflagrate; char, frizzle, scorch; bake, broil, cook; ash, cremate, incinerate, kiln; set off; brighten, illuminate, illumine, irradiate, lighten, radiate; scald, scathe, sear; reignite, rekindle, relight; bank, stokeNear Antonyms of torch choke, smother, suffocate; stamp (out); blacken, darken, dim, dull, obscureAntonyms of torch douse (also dowse), extinguish, put out, quench, snuff (out)



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