Synonyms for aflame

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To be expected to follow other people's observances set her aflame.

His face was aflame with joy, and he writhed and shook like one who hath a devil.

His laughter was gone, his face was aflame, and his voice rose to a shrill cry.

But her face, which had been aflame, broke into tears again and her voice failed her.

"Getting a divorce," I answered, firmly, for my heart was now aflame.

My blood was aflame, and I was not minded to wait for our meeting at Reaux.

The sun had just set, and the whole expanse of water was aflame with the afterglow.

That box often contained secrets which, if divulged, would set Europe aflame.

I was all aflame, and the fire was scorching her as well as me.

Her cheeks are aflame with roses, like unto the dawn in God's heaven.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from a- "on" (see a- (1)) + flame (n.). Figurative use by 1856.

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ablaze

adjectivebrightly illuminated

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adjectiveon fire
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