burning

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɜːrnɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbɝnɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bûrning)

From the verb burn: (⇒ conjugate)
burning is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."

burning
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Adjective: on fire
Synonyms:
blazing , ablaze, fiery , on fire, in flames, flaming, glowing , smoking, scorching, smoldering, smouldering (UK), inflamed, in a blaze, kindled, ignited, lit
Antonyms:
extinguished, quenched, smothered, doused, snuffed out, out
Sense: Adjective: very hot
Synonyms:
hot , red-hot, white-hot, scorching, roasting, boiling , baking , blistering , heated , sultry , sweltering, torrid, scalding, hot as hell (informal), boiling hot, burning up, like an oven, like a furnace
Sense: Adjective: fervent
Synonyms:
fervent, intense , fervid, ardent, passionate , impassioned, feverish, zealous, excited , fiery , rapt, eager , keen , enthusiastic , impatient
Antonyms:
indifferent, uninterested, apathetic, dispassionate, unemotional
Sense: Adjective: caustic
Synonyms:
caustic, sharp , biting , stinging, painful , corrosive, acidic, acid, sour , bitter , harsh , raw
Antonyms:
soothing , alleviating
Sense: Adjective: urgent
Synonyms:
urgent , pressing , imperative, serious , important , crucial , vital


burn
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: heat injury
Synonyms:
blister , scald, charring, first-degree burn, second-degree burn, third-degree burn, sunburn, windburn, chemical burn, electrical burn
Antonyms:
frostbite
Sense: Verb: be on fire
Synonyms:
blaze , blaze up, rage , glow , smolder, smoulder (UK), flame , flame up, flare up, be on fire, catch on fire, catch fire, burst into flames, go up in flames, combust, flash , turn to ashes, smoke , be consumed, oxidize, oxidise (UK), burn up, burn down
Antonyms:
freeze , chill , cool
Sense: Verb: subject to fire
Synonyms:
ignite, light , torch , set sth on fire, set fire to, set sth ablaze, set a match to, set light to, kindle , incinerate, set sth afire, consign sth to the flames, cremate, reduce sth to ashes, relight, rekindle, scorch, char, brand , cauterize, cauterise (UK), conflagrate
Antonyms:
extinguish, put out, quench , smother , douse, snuff, snuff out
Sense: Verb: overcook or blacken
Synonyms:
overcook, blacken, char, carbonize, carbonise (UK), singe, sear, brown
Sense: Verb: feel passionate emotion
Synonyms:
rage , boil , storm , fume, sizzle, seethe, steam , tingle, lust , desire , yearn , thirst , be excited, be inflamed, be aroused, be stirred up, be fevered, be feverish, rant , rave , rant and rave
Antonyms:
be happy, be calm, be relaxed
Sense: Verb: feel or cause a burning sensation
Synonyms:
hurt , ache , throb, sting , smart , bite , tingle, be painful, be sore
Antonyms:
soothe , alleviate, cool
Sense: Verb: yearn
Synonyms:
yearn , desire , ache , itch , hanker, long , hunger
Sense: Verb: cheat
Synonyms:
cheat , swindle , trick , dupe, deceive , con (slang), have (slang), hustle , mislead , take advantage of, defraud, fake out, fleece
Antonyms:
be honest, be truthful, be straightforward
Sense: Verb: deplete
Synonyms:
deplete , use up, eat up, exhaust , drain , waste , squander , expend, devour, empty , consume , sap , bleed

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