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incinerate

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Definition burn to ashes
  • Incinerating trash causes too much pollution.
  • The paper incinerated quickly
  • The incinerate corpses shrunk to the size of a child and propped on the bare springs of the seats.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road
  • 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
  • Her body felt so hot she was surprised she didn't incinerate the fragile dress.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • Might you be forced to think that by burning a twig you incinerate an eternity of eternities?
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • Our own clothes have been taken away for incineration.
    Allan Stratton  --  Chandra's Wars
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • 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
  • One false move, and Leo could incinerate the piece of tinder that controlled Frank's life.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • 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
  • The dragon's incinerating breath grows more appealing by the second.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • 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
  • They're included in Lenny's own incineration.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • And after we were done, we incinerated their camp.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • I probably should've shut up, but I couldn't believe Zia would actually incinerate me.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • And what about incinerating Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • 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
  • 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 gave her a look that under different circumstances would've incinerated her.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Hidden Oracle
  • 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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