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Synonyms for bonfire
ˈbɒnˌfaɪərbon·fire

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bonfire, balefirenoun

    a large outdoor fire that is lighted as a signal or in celebration

    Synonyms:
    balefire

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  1. List of paraphrases for "bonfire":

    campfire, pyre, fire, stake

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How to use bonfire in a sentence?

  1. Charles A. Lindbergh:

    I was astonished at the effect my successful landing in France had on the nations of the world. To me, it was like a match lighting a bonfire.

  2. La Rochefoucauld:

    Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blow up the bonfire.

  3. Napoleon I:

    To Robert Fulton: What, sir, would you make a ship sail against the wind and currents by lighting a bonfire under her deck? I pray you excuse me, I have no time to listen to such nonsense.

  4. Catherine McGuinness:

    We’re not looking for a bonfire of regulation, we’re not looking for a move away from international standards - absolutely not, we’re not expecting any major deregulation at all.

  5. Jim Acosta:

    Bonfire of the crazies.


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