Textual thesaurus for "combust"

(verb) burn

undergo combustion

Maple wood burns well

(verb) fly off the handle, flip one's lid, flip one's wig, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, blow one's stack, blow up, have a fit, have kittens, go ballistic, hit the ceiling, hit the roof, throw a fit

get very angry and fly into a rage

The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question; Spam makes me go ballistic

(verb) conflagrate, take fire, ignite, catch fire, erupt

start to burn or burst into flames

Marsh gases ignited suddenly; The oily rags combusted spontaneously

(verb) burn

cause to burn or combust

The sun burned off the fog; We combust coal and other fossil fuels