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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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The adjective has 3 meanings:
Meaning #1: exhausted as a result of long-time stress
Meaning #2: inoperative as a result of heat or friction
Meaning #3: destroyed or badly damaged by fire
Synonyms: burned, burnt, burnt-out
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