Make an indelible impression on, as in An event like the Holocaust burns into the minds of all the survivors, or The scene was burned into her memory. This expression alludes to such processes as etching or engraving, where a caustic substance bites into a solid plate to make a design. [Early 1800s]
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Hatuey replied that he would rather burn and be sent to hell than ever again encounter people as cruel as the Spanish.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Are sociopathic animals in while sociopathic people burn in hell?Sorry, Internet: Pope Francis Didn't Open Paradise to Pets|Candida Moss|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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Soon, though, voices from off camera begin shouting for retribution, not justice, chanting “Burn this b**** down.”Michael Brown’s Stepfather Tells Crowd, ‘Burn This Bitch Down’|Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In order to get the ghosts to glow, we had to do what was called a double burn.Garfield Television: The Cat Who Saved Primetime Cartoons|Rich Goldstein|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.
He couldn't sell them; he couldn't burn them; he was even compelled to insure them, to his intense disgust.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
They used to declare that every unbaptised baby would go to Hell and burn for ever in fire and brimstone.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
And it shall devour the mountains, and burn the wilderness, and consume all that is green as with fire.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various