EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BLAZE
When she woke it was to a blaze of sunlight, but caught in the net of her closed curtains.
Dry and worm-eaten, a spark upon them became a smoulder, and a smoulder a blaze.
Yates gathered some fuel, and managed to coax the dying embers into a blaze.
The flash of orange, the blaze of red, the gleam of green, were what she needed.
Every once in a while women threw armfuls of fuel on the blaze.
But only for a time, for suddenly it flamed out in a blaze of glory.
At last it grew dark, and torches began to blaze in front of the booths.
To her, the blaze of the Set's smartness was but the flicker of a penny dip.
Dick took it and went to the kitchen, where the big fire had just begun to blaze.
Half the time they were blinded by the smoke and blaze of the firing.
"bright flame, fire," Old English blæse "a torch, flame, firebrand, lamp," from Proto-Germanic *blas- "shining, white" (cf. Old Saxon blas "white, whitish," Middle High German blas "bald," originally "white, shining," Old High German blas-ros "horse with a white spot," Middle Dutch and Dutch bles, German Blesse "white spot," blass "pale, whitish"), from PIE root *bhel- (1) "to shine, flash, burn" (see bleach (v.)).