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incinerate

[ in-sin-uh-reyt ]
/ 瑟n藞s瑟n 蓹藢re瑟t /
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verb (used with object), in路cin路er路at路ed, in路cin路er路at路ing.
to burn or reduce to ashes; cremate.
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Origin of incinerate

1545鈥55; <Medieval Latin inciner膩tus (past participle of inciner膩re) <Latin in-in-2 + ciner- (stem of cinis) ashes + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM incinerate

in路cin路er路a路tion, nounun路in路cin路er路at路ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for incinerate

incinerate
/ (瑟n藞s瑟n蓹藢re瑟t) /

verb
to burn up completely; reduce to ashes

Derived forms of incinerate

incineration, noun

Word Origin for incinerate

C16: from Medieval Latin inciner膩re, from Latin in- 虏 + cinis ashes
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