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  • Incinerating trash causes too much pollution.
  • The paper incinerated quickly
  • The part of Cy that isn’t Cy knows this middle-aged couple so well, he’s hit by a lightning bolt of emotions so violent he feels like he’ll incinerate.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • I ask, before I lose the nerve to ask it and do something dumb like walk away before my heart gets truly incinerated.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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  • And after we were done, we incinerated their camp.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • How baffling it is that we imagined cities incinerated by alien bombs and death rays when all they needed was Mother Nature and time.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Her body felt so hot she was surprised she didn’t incinerate the fragile dress.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • I gave her a look that under different circumstances would’ve incinerated her.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Being here, seeing this, it’s nothing like what I was taught in my history classes: smiling pilots giving the thumbs-up, people cheering at the borders because we were at last safe, houses incinerated neatly, with no mess, as though they were just blipped off a computer screen.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • If my eyes could shoot out fatal rays like the ones in comic books I would incinerate her on the spot.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye

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  • It didn’t touch the interior, but in a flash most of the smaller monsters around it were incinerated.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • There is no delicate way to tell a person that he is holding a container full of the incinerated remains of his own body.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • The only area that escaped incineration was the Victor’s Village.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • It would have come as no surprise if certain members of the party had gone away and published a thousand or so books or posters of poisonous moral matter simply to incinerate them.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • The staff—the thing that turned into a snake—it got incinerated.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • You can’t go around incinerating every hero.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • And what about incinerating Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • I probably should’ve shut up, but I couldn’t believe Zia would actually incinerate me.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Spontaneous incineration.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Before one of them incinerates you.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • His mother was incinerated in the Dresden fire-storm.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • She screamed and ran for the door, only to freeze when she realized that it was daylight outside, and that exiting the bank would quickly incinerate her.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • Immediately a turret popped up from the brick wall and a beam of pure heat incinerated the bronze plating to ashes.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • If he was going to die anyway, maybe he could set off a massive blaze—incinerate the basilisks, so at least his friends could get away.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • He stepped into the kitchen, sniffed twice-it still smelled of the ashes of pizza crust and incinerated milk-and began to randomly open and close drawers until he found a corkscrew.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • It was while my father read to me an account of what had happened at Teresienstadt, where the Germans had imprisoned and incinerated European Jews of culture and learning, that I saw him break down and weep like a child.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • But in Talkeetna, a village south of Denali that is the point of embarkation for most mountaineering expeditions into the Alaska Range, the cabin he was staying in caught fire and burned to rubble, incinerating both his equipment and the voluminous accumulation of notes, poetry, and personal journals that he regarded as his life’s work.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Gazing at the glow to the south, Randy was witnessing, from a distance of almost two hundred miles, the incineration of a million people.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • He was certain his own sanity would be destroyed if he did not stop them and all the suffering and dying they caused—the people incinerated and exploded, and little children asleep on streets outside Gallup bars.
    Leslie Marmon Silko  --  Ceremony
  • He fought in vain to stop them from tossing garbage into the mangrove thickets that over the centuries had become swamps of putrefaction, and to have them collect it instead at least twice a week and incinerate it in some uninhabited area.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • They not only incinerated dozens of Japanese—the smell of burnt flesh floated on the damp wind—their liquid fire turned several pillboxes into infernos, causing Japanese ammunition to explode in great bursts.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • A flame jetted upward as the fire incinerated one of the moths circling the camp.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • Soon the volcano was spitting out orange and red sparks, and then a glutinous tongue of black and orange lava oozed over the crater’s rim and started a leisurely slide down the slope, incinerating everything in its path.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • He unzipped his jumpsuit and dropped it into the hamper; there was a brief flash of light as it was incinerated.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • In the daytime their crisp, incinerated corpses littered the floor and windowsills, and until Kochu Maria swept them away in her plastic dustpan, the air smelled of Something Burning.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • Every valley was filled with air like that of a kiln, and the clean quartz sand of the winter water-courses, which formed summer paths, had undergone a species of incineration since the drought had set in.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • Our own clothes have been taken away for incineration.
    Allan Stratton  --  Chandra’s Wars
  • He was inclined to sterilize its contents in an oven and then incinerate it.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • Brick facades and chimneys still stood, but wooden frames and roofs had been incinerated.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Maybe I can make it to the incineration tube and stuff the poems down into the fire below.
    Ally Condie  --  Matched
  • Might you be forced to think that by burning a twig you incinerate an eternity of eternities?
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • The dragon’s incinerating breath grows more appealing by the second.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • The incinerate corpses shrunk to the size of a child and propped on the bare springs of the seats.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road
  • One false move, and Leo could incinerate the piece of tinder that controlled Frank’s life.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • They’re included in Lenny’s own incineration.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Although he had never built a kiln before, he believed his design would generate temperatures extreme enough to incinerate anything within.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • Connor’s hand snatched it from David’s fingers, and he glanced at it a moment before incinerating the paper in a flash of green flame.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • Then, just as in her nightmares, the Mark of Athena burned across the walls, incinerating the spiders until the room was empty except for the smell of sickly sweet ashes.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • Then came that sunny September morning when airplanes crashed into towers a very few miles from my home and thousands of my neighbors were ruthlessly incinerated—reduced to ash.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • He hadn’t either until he was almost twenty-six years old, and then the shorelines had been littered with metal obstacles, incinerated tanks and the floating bodies of dead marines.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
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