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spontaneous combustion

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspontaneous combustionsponˌtaneous comˈbustion noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 BURNburning caused by chemical changes inside something rather than by heat from outside
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spontaneous combustionIndeed, the playing is quite riveting, creating a feeling of spontaneous combustion.Imagine the response of early humans to fire caused by volcanoes or spontaneous combustion.
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