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Word of the Day – Conflagration

By May 2, 2015Language, Word of the Day

Conflagration (noun)


An extensive and destructive fire. A blaze that destroys all it consumes.

What a fantastic word! From Latin ‘con’ (extending extensive force) ‘flagrare’ (to blaze).

Example sentences

“As she stood and watched the conflagration that was her home, she knew life wouldn’t be the same again.”

“The whole thing went up in a mighty conflagration!”

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