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English verb: take fire

1. take fire (weather) start to burn or burst into flames


SamplesMarsh gases ignited suddenly.
The oily rags combusted spontaneously.


Synonymscatch fire, combust, conflagrate, erupt, ignite


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change state, turn


Narrower (hyponym)blow out, catch, light up


Verb groupburn, combust









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