- that burns
- of the utmost seriousness or importance: a burning issue
- Marked by flames or intense heat: a burning sun.
- Characterized by intense emotion; passionate: a burning desire for justice.
- Of immediate import; urgent: “the issues that seem so burning in Washington” ( John F. Kennedy )
- Present participle of burn.
(comparative more burning, superlative most burning)
- The act by which something burns or is burned.
- A fire.
- The burnings continued all day.
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- His eyes were like burning balls of fire.
- His body was burning up.
- He scattered the burning tobacco, smashed the pipe, and threw it away.
- Suddenly he again felt that he was alive and suffering from a burning, lacerating pain in his head.
- The burning of towns and villages, the retreats after battles, the blow dealt at Borodino and the renewed retreat, the burning of Moscow, the capture of marauders, the seizure of transports, and the guerrilla war were all departures from the rules.