set afire

VERB
  1. set fire to; cause to start burning
    Lightening set fire to the forest
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How To Use set afire In A Sentence

  • And in the end, the gambling theater is exploded and set afire.
  • The litter was dumped at a common site and set afire.
  • All day tepee poles, lodge skins, dried meat, cooking utensils, and other paraphernalia from the abandoned Sioux village were stacked in huge piles and set afire.
  • Hundreds of small wooden fishing boats are set afire and dozens are torn to pieces by the blast.
  • In the past, in Hawaii, oiled sticks of mahoe wood were set afire and thrown from cliffs in quick succession as "fireworks. Chapter 5
  • Most were put in a pile, doused with gas and fuel oil, and set afire.
  • There had been a riot over in C Block at breakfast time, and one of the trusties, suspected of grassing, had been doused in hot fat, and set afire.
  • Longtime residents recall seeing police cars overturned and set afire because the officers had dared tried to patrol here.
  • Longtime residents recall seeing police cars overturned and set afire because the officers had dared tried to patrol here.
  • Hundreds of small wooden fishing boats are set afire and dozens are torn to pieces by the blast.
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