afire

[ uh-fahyuh r ]SEE DEFINITION OF afire

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AFIRE

Her eyes answered him whole-heartedly, for her imagination was afire.

He was just a-blazing; and whenever he got afire he was most likely to get afire all over.

The Kasbah was afire; it had been burning since the banquet of the night before.

Not a glance in his face disclosed passion, but his heart was afire.

My little heart was afire at the humiliation put upon my mother.

But my blood was afire, and I was in too hot a haste to reason.

His face was afire with the drink that he had taken, and his throat was guggling and sputtering.

His lungs were afire; it seemed that he must open them to the strangling water.

Her breath was on his cheek, his heart was afire in one foolish leap.

To our left the town roared and racketed as though it was afire.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AFIRE

flaming

adjectiveburning
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