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Definitions of combust:
  • verb:   cause to become violent or angry
    Example: "Riots combusted Pakistan after the U.S. air attacks on Afghanistan"
  • verb:   cause to burn or combust
    Example: "We combust coal and other fossil fuels"
  • verb:   undergo combustion
  • verb:   start to burn or burst into flames
    Example: "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
  • verb:   get very angry and fly into a rage
    Example: "The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question"

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