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Pronunciation:  in'sinu`reyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  cause to undergo combustion; "burn garbage"; "The car burns only Diesel oil"
  2. [v]  become reduced to ashes; "The paper incinerated quickly"

INCINERATE is a 10 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: burn
 See Also: burn up, change integrity, go up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In*cin"er*ate\, [LL. incineratus, p. p. of
    incinerare to incinerate; L. pref. in- in + cinis, cineris,
    Reduced to ashes by burning; thoroughly consumed. [Obs.]
  2. \In*cin"er*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incinerated};
    p. pr. & vb. n. {Incinerating}.]
    To burn to ashes; to consume; to burn. --Bacon.
          It is the fire only that incinerates bodies. --Boyle.
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