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An example use of bonfire in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… and then tossed on a bonfire visco was …”
Bonfire is a large outdoor fire that is usually lit on the beach or in a park.
the word bonfire occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.