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pyre
used in White: The Great Pursuit

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Definition
a pile of wood or other burnable material — especially to burn a dead body as in a funeral rite
  • Each man, woman, and child carried a blazing torch, ready to light the pyre at the appropriate moment.
    Chapter 2 (8% in)
  • He rushed the pyre and thrust his torch into the wood.
    Chapter 2 (24% in)
  • A thin trail of smoke lingered over the funeral pyre beyond towering boulders a hundred meters from the camp.
    Chapter 2 (91% in)

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