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conflagration
used in David Copperfield

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Definition a 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)

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