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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: , past participle of incinerare, from Latin cinis 'ashes'

incinerate

verb
     
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in‧cin‧e‧rate [transitive usually passive] formal
T to burn something completely in order to destroy it:
All the infected clothing was incinerated.
incineration noun [uncountable]
an incineration plant

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