Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb conflagrate

2 senses of conflagrate

Sense 1
kindle, enkindle, conflagrate, inflame -- (cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds")
       => ignite, light -- (cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette")

Sense 2
erupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate -- (start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

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