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combustion
used in Henry VIII

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Definition
the act of burning

or metaphorically:

a state of violent disturbance and excitement
  • There was a haberdasher's wife of small wit near him, that rail'd upon me till her pink'd porringer fell off her head, for kindling such a combustion in the state.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — The palace yard (53% in)

There are no more uses of "combustion" in Henry VIII.

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