set ablaze

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Verb1.set ablaze - set fire to; cause to start burning; "Lightening set fire to the forest"
combust, burn - cause to burn or combust; "The sun burned off the fog"; "We combust coal and other fossil fuels"
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The smudge-pot artillery was set ablaze, and kept blazing until the news came that the icy forces had retreated.
The smoke from the fire at times neglected the clay chimney and wreathed into the room, and this flimsy chimney of clay and sticks made end- less threats to set ablaze the whole establishment.
On the other hand, the suspects set ablaze their tractor-trolley at the place where they had fired shots on Tufail so that they could disguise their crime.
The youth of Agba village in Ekwulobia, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State have set ablaze 'Dwelling Fullness of God Church' in the area for wedding siblings, 25-year-old Chiadi Ezeibekwe and his 17-year-old sister (name withheld).
Summary: Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): A case has been registered against Congress leader Narayanaswamy on Tuesday, who had thrown petrol and threatened to set ablaze Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) office in Bengaluru.
On Wednesday, a lorry was set ablaze in Kanyonyo area in Kitui by youths.
Lucknow: The door of a mosque was set ablaze on Monday by unidentified persons in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district, leading to brief tension in the area that was singed by violence and clashes on Republic Day.
Sukkur -- Two women allegedly set ablaze by an intoxicated policeman in Sukkur last week succumbed to their wounds on Tuesday.
SUKKUR -- Two women, set ablaze by a policeman under the influence of alcohol in Sukkur last week, succumbed to their wounds during treatment on Tuesday.
The infuriated people from the surrounding areas rushed to the scene and set ablaze the bus.
SUKKUR: Two women who were set ablaze by a drunk policeman in Sukkur last week, succumbed to their wounds on Tuesday, the media reported.
The police said that the incident seems to be a murder as the car and the woman who inside the vehicle were set ablaze.