Lexicon: burn – busier

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burn (burned, burning, burns), v. [OE and ON] (webplay: eyes, fire).

  1. Flame; radiate light and heat.
  2. Radiate; give light by fuel; be in a state of combustion; (see Exodus 27:20).
  3. Shine; glisten; glitter; glow; sparkle; reflect pure light.
  4. Flare; display bright colors; exhibit the light of sunrise or sunset; (see Exodus 3:2).
  5. Hurt; injure; distress; scourge; punish severely; cause pain as if by fire; (see Job 30:30).
  6. Incinerate; destroy in flames; execute by setting afire; (see 1 Corinthians 13:3).
  7. Glorify; exalt; consecrate; sanctify; hallow; offer as a sacrifice; (see Exodus 29:18); make to shine; ordain to illuminate; set apart as a source of light (see Revelation 22:5).
  8. Remove; annihilate; take away; get rid of.
  9. Phrase. “Burn away”: slowly vanish; gradually disappear.
  10. Phrase. “Burn down”: exhaust; devour; deplete; consume like fire.

burning, verbal adj. [see burn, v.]

Bright; sunny; beaming; searing; scorching; very hot in temperature; [fig.] fierce; intense; extreme; exhausting; relentless; (see James 1:11).

burnish, n. [OFr]

Gloss; brightness; sheen; splendor; luster; shiny overlay; polished metal; protective shield.

burnished, verbal adj. [see burnish, n.]

Polished; glossy; shiny; having the sheen of refined metal; (see Ezekiel 1:7); [fig.] groomed; brushed; velvety; covered with golden fuzz.

burr, [see bur, n.]

burrow (-ed), v. [OE *burg- 'to shelter, protect'.]

Dig under; bore a hole into; hide in an excavation; [fig.] invade; infest; intrude; encroach; disturb; interrupt; trespass.

burst (bursting), v. [OE.] (webplay: break, come, door, ears, heart, liberation).

  1. Resound; blare; peal; sound out; come forth suddenly.
  2. Push outward; thrust out; throw open with force; [fig.] escape from; exit through; (see Jeremiah 30:8).
  3. Break; rupture; swell to the breaking point; [fig.] overwhelm with emotion; (see Job 32:19).
  4. End; interrupt; destroy.

bury (buried), v. [OE < Germanic 'protect, cover'.] (webplay: grave).

  1. Cover; bathe; immerse; absorb; engulf; encompass; [fig.] color; emblazon with sunset light; (see Romans 6:4).
  2. Inter; entomb; lay to rest; put the body of a dead person underground; deposit a deceased person in the earth; (see Genesis 49:30).
  3. Forget; disregard; lay aside; put away mentally; dismiss from memory.
  4. Overwhelm; surmount; trap in debris; overcome with rubble.

bush (-es), n. [ME < L. boscum 'wood'.] (webplay: furnish, sign, tree, wheel, wine).

  1. Shrub; thicket; foliage; hedge; small tree; plant with multiple branches; (see Luke 6:44).
  2. Potential; possibility; imaginary result; hypothetical resource.

busier, n. [see busy, adj.]