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combustion
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
the act of burning

or metaphorically:

a state of violent disturbance and excitement
  • "Fire" meant gathering up a pile of sticks in a village that had already been gathering firewood for all the years since God was a child, picking its grounds clean of combustibles as efficiently as an animal combing itself for lice.
    Book 2 — Revelation (6% in)

There are no more uses of "combustion" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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