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Definitiona large, violent, uncontrolled event — especially a fire
- She made a great point of being so near the river, in case of a conflagration; and I suppose really did find some satisfaction in that circumstance.Chapters 34-36 (23% in)
- Thinking that my aunt might have relapsed into one of her old alarms, and might be watching the progress of some imaginary conflagration in the distance, I went to speak to her.Chapters 46-48 (61% in)
There are no more uses of "conflagration" in David Copperfield.
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