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    ablaze

    ablaze - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ablaze

    Definition
    (adj) keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement
    Synonyms : aflame , aroused
    Example Sentence
    • his face all ablaze with excitement
    • he was aflame with desire
    Definition
    (adj) lighted up by or as by fire or flame
    Synonyms : afire , aflame , aflare , alight , on fire
    Example Sentence
    • forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning
    • even the car's tires were aflame
    • a night aflare with fireworks
    • candles alight on the tables
    • houses on fire
    Definition
    (adj) resembling flame in brilliance or color
    Example Sentence
    • maple trees ablaze in autumn
    Definition
    (adj) lighted with red light as if with flames
    Synonyms : inflamed , reddened
    Example Sentence
    • streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees
    • the inflamed clouds at sunset
    • reddened faces around the campfire
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