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combust

verb

1 combust

Cause to burn or combust:
— We combust coal and other fossil fuels.

synonym: burn.



2 combust

Start to burn or burst into flames:
— The oily rags combusted spontaneously.

synonyms: catch fire, conflagrate, erupt, ignite, take fire.

Dutch: ontbranden, ontvlammen, vlamvatten

3 combust

Get very angry and fly into a rage:
— The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question.

synonyms: blow a fuse, blow one's stack, blow up, flip one's lid, flip one's wig, fly off the handle, go ballistic, have a fit, have kittens, hit the ceiling ... show more.

Dutch: een toeval krijgen

4 combust

Cause to become violent or angry.

5 combust

Undergo combustion.

synonym: burn.

Dutch: branden, fikken


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