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to damage or destroy something with fire
to make something start burning
to destroy a building or something large with fire, or to be destroyed in this way
to burn something completely
to burn the surface of something with extreme heat
if you scorch something, or if it scorches, it burns enough to change colour or be damaged on the surface
to burn something slightly so that only the edge or surface is affected
if a building burns to the ground, it burns completely, so that there is nothing left
used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …
the methods and principles of teaching
the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives
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