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    Post a synonym question #1

    From Third body found in burnt-out mansion is missing daughter, investigators believe | Mail Online

    Please, could you give a synonym to "burn-out" as in the sentence below?

    A third body has been discovered amid the debris in the burnt-out country mansion belonging to millionaire Christopher Foster.

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    Re: a synonym question #1

    Hi dilermando

    Try checking with

    The adjective has 3 meanings:

    Meaning #1: exhausted as a result of long-time stress
    Synonym: burnt-out

    Meaning #2: inoperative as a result of heat or friction
    Synonym: burnt-out

    Meaning #3: destroyed or badly damaged by fire
    Synonyms: burned, burnt, burnt-out

    Hope this helps

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