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Burmese cat
Burmese rosewood
burn bag
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burn out definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: melt, break, or become otherwise unusable; "The lightbulbs blew out"; "The fuse blew" [syn: blow out, burn out, blow]

Merriam Webster's

verb Date: 1710 transitive verb 1. to drive out or destroy the property of by fire 2. to cause to fail, wear out, or become exhausted especially from overwork or overuse intransitive verb to suffer burnout

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If a fire burns itself out, it stops burning because there is nothing left to burn. Fire officials let the fire burn itself out. PHRASAL VERB: V pron-refl P 2. see also burnout, burnt-out

Moby Thesaurus

beat, blow, break down, collapse, crack up, debilitate, die, die away, die out, do in, do up, droop, drop, enervate, exhaust, fag, fag out, faint, fatigue, fizzle, fizzle out, flag, flame out, frazzle, gasp, get tired, give out, go out, grow weary, harass, jade, knock out, knock up, overfatigue, overstrain, overtire, overweary, pant, peter out, play out, poop, poop out, prostrate, puff, puff and blow, run down, run out, sink, succumb, tire, tire out, tire to death, tucker, use up, weaken, wear, wear down, wear on, wear out, weary, wheeze, wilt, wind


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