(Figuratively) Something that stimulates, encourages or maintains an action.
A rapid, persistent chemical change that releases heat and light and is accompanied by flame, especially the exothermic oxidation of a combustible substance:
A fire to burn unwanted or disreputable items or people: proscribed books, heretics etc.
(Slang) An old or run-down car.
The former Hindu custom of such self-immolation
wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite
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