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incinerate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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incineratein‧cin‧e‧rate /ɪnˈsɪnəreɪt/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 TBURNto burn something completely in order to destroy it 🔊 All the infected clothing was incinerated. Grammar Incinerate is usually passive.incineration /ɪnˌsɪnəˈreɪʃən/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 an incineration plant
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Examples from the Corpus
incinerateAll the clothes that were affected by radiation had to be incinerated.The monkeys killed Wednesday were dissected for research and then incinerated.For many years, solid waste was incinerated.Now it was up to him to get the youngsters out, before they were trapped and incinerated.People somehow assume that petrol disappears when it is burned, or that rubbish no longer exists when it's incinerated.Household waste is usually incinerated after it has been collected.Dragonfire incinerated Hugin the Plaguelord, and the rotting legions of Nurgle.The entire neighborhood was incinerated in the first half hour of the fire.Kirov stripped the tape from its spool and carefully incinerated it.Waste packaging is to be incinerated rather than buried in landfill.Another option is to incinerate the oil, but this is very wasteful.
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Verb table
incinerate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyincinerate
he, she, itincinerates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyincinerated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave incinerated
he, she, ithas incinerated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad incinerated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill incinerate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have incinerated
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