Thesaurus / aflame
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The sky was alight from zenith to horizon, the Nile aflame with sunrise, by the time the letter was written.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Aristide went back to his comfortless lodgings aflame with bewilderment, indignation and despair.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He had risen, and he was confronting his merry host very fiercely, white to the lips, his eyes aflame.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
So I touched a button and set fifty electric suns aflame on the top of our precipice.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Crozier turned rather impatiently, for his face was aflame with some exciting reflection.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
"I also want her," cried out Guy, his eyes all aflame and advancing toward his brother with a menacing look.
And so his words, aflame from a pure and passionate heart, come with the intensity of prophetic power.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
Radetzky, the Austrian Northern Italy aflame commander-in-chief, proclaimed martial law.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
The fellow looked sheepish, the girl's face was aflame and the tears stood in her eyes, yet the crowd guffawed heartily.
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
We saw him standing up, drawn to his full height, his cheeks aflame, his eyes flashing.
THE MAKING OF A SAINTWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
WORDS RELATED TO AFLAME
- in flames
- beside oneself
- fired up
- hot and bothered
- in a tizzy
- juiced up
- keyed up
- on edge
- on fire
- steamed up
- worked up
- zipped up
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