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Definition 1: start to burn or burst into flames - [verb of weather]

Samples where conflagrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Marsh gases ignited suddenly
  • The oily rags combusted spontaneously

Synonyms for conflagrate in the sense of this definition

(conflagrate is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(... is a kind of conflagrate ) erupt in an uncontrolled manner

"The oil well blew out"

(... is a kind of conflagrate ) start burning

"The fire caught"

(... is a kind of conflagrate ) start to burn with a bright flame

"The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up"

(conflagrate has a similar meaning as ...) cause to burn or combust

"The sun burned off the fog" "We combust coal and other fossil fuels"

Definition 2: cause to start burning - [verb of weather]

Samples where conflagrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds

Synonyms for conflagrate in the sense of this definition

(conflagrate is a kind of ...) cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

"Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter" "Light a cigarette"

(... is a kind of conflagrate ) kindle anew, as of a fire

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