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combustion
used in Rose Red

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Definition
the act of burning

or metaphorically:

a state of violent disturbance and excitement
  • So, mother and child occupy the Parlor, the hissing of the logs, the sharp popping of the pine sap combusting the only sounds.
    7 — 1915-1916 (30% in)

There are no more uses of "combustion" in Rose Red.

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