Synonyms of burn in English:
8 Meredith burned to know what the secret was
yearn, long, have a longing, ache, be aching, itch, be itching, desire, be consumed with the desire, want, want badly, be unable to wait, be eager, be desperate, hanker, have a hankering, wish, crave, lust, pant, hunger, be hungry, be greedy, thirst, be thirsty
informal have a yen, yen, be dying
archaic be athirst, be desirous
burn oneself out
- don't burn yourself out or you won't even feel up to making that once-weekly trip[Antonyms] be idlework too hard, work like a Trojan/horse/slave, work/run oneself into the ground, wear oneself to a shadow, work one's fingers to the bone, drive oneself into the ground, sweat, sweat blood, work day and night, burn the candle at both ends, burn the midnight oil, overtax oneself, overtax one's strength, kill oneself, do too much, overdo it, strain oneself, overburden oneself, overload oneself, drive/push oneself too hardinformal knock oneself out, work one's tail offvulgar slang work/sweat one's balls off
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