View definitions for ablaze


adjective as in on fire

adjective as in very excited

adjective as in brightly illuminated

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Three workers were injured, multiple vehicles were set ablaze, and a home suffered minor damage after an explosion occurred while utility workers were doing planned maintenance on a gas line in Springfield on Wednesday, fire and gas officials said.

One of the men in the vehicle, Ivan Hunter, 23, has since been indicted for allegedly using an assault rifle to shoot up a police precinct in Minneapolis and helping to set the building ablaze.

In other words, money won’t matter in a world where climate change is unchecked, where continents are ablaze, glaciers are melting, and rainforests are disappearing.

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Small corners of the internet are ablaze with the news that Apple has significantly ramped up its search bot activity.

Pipelines exploded with the force of bombs, setting homes ablaze in Merrimack Valley, Massachusetts, on the evening of September 13, 2018.

When she returned an hour later, the lights were again ablaze.

Social media is ablaze over the Ray Rice video, wondering why his future wife stayed.

But not this year: the Middle East is ablaze in conflict, the Russians are busy destabilizing Ukraine.

Big scary Transformer-like robots with heads ablaze that frighten the kids back across the treacherous desert?

The Internet was ablaze Monday with the news of a computer passing the infamous Turing test—but not so fast.

Within a week all Missouri will be ablaze, and the hottest place for Yankees in all Christendom.

Every light in the hall was ablaze; every lamp turned as high as it could be without smoking the chimney or threatening explosion.

Bruder Kalkmann turned the handle and they entered a room ablaze with light and full of people.

In the evening when the electric lights were ablaze the Norwood lawns were a pretty sight 112 indeed.

I can see her now, erect and haughty, facing me across the dinner-table, her eyes ablaze with indignation.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ablaze, such as: afire, aflame, alight, blazing, burning, and conflagrant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.