combustible


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Combustible \Com*bus"ti*ble\, a. [Cf. F. combustible.]
   1. Capable of taking fire and burning; apt to catch fire;
      inflammable.
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            Sin is to the soul like fire to combustible matter.
                                                  --South.
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   2. Easily kindled or excited; quick; fiery; irascible.
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            Arnold was a combustible character.   --W. Irving.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Combustible \Com*bus"ti*ble\, n.
   A substance that may be set on fire, or which is liable to
   take fire and burn.
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         All such combustibles as are cheap enough for common
         use go under the name of fuel.           --Ure.
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