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combustion
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

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Definition
the act of burning

or metaphorically:

a state of violent disturbance and excitement
  • "Him th' Almighty power Hurl'd headlong flaming from th ethereal sky, With hideous ruin and combustion" 74 The occasion on which Vulcan incurred Jove's displeasure was this—After Hercules, had taken and pillaged Troy, Juno raised a storm, which drove him to the island of Cos, having previously cast Jove into a sleep, to prevent him aiding his son.
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