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combustion
used in Fahrenheit 451

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Definition
the act of burning

or metaphorically:

a state of violent disturbance and excitement
  • If you don't want a man unhappy politically, don't give him two sides to a question to worry him.... Give the people contests they win by remembering the words to more popular songs or the names of state capitals or how much corn Iowa grew last year. Cram them full of non-combustible data...
    p. 58.4
combustible = burnable

(editor's note:  Combustible is used figuratively to reference something that inflames people or makes their emotions get hot.)
There are no more uses of "combustion" in Fahrenheit 451.

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