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Burning

burn

verb

if something is burning, it is being destroyed or damaged by fire. You can also say that it is on fire

blazing

adjective

burning very strongly

flaming

adjective

burning brightly with flames

roaring

adjective

a roaring fire burns very brightly and produces a lot of heat

glowing

adjective

burning gently with an orange or red colour

alight

adjective

burning

fiery

adjective

burning or full of flames

burning

adjective

being destroyed by fire

ablaze

adjective

burning with a lot of flames

on fire

burning

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