burning[ bur-ning ]SEE DEFINITION OF burning
Synonyms for burning
- in flames
- on fire
Antonyms for burning
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BURNING
Then there came upon him to reinforce this want a burning sense of defeat.
There was a flame at his heart, a burning lump in his throat.
Protection grew fierce, and fanned the burning sense of wrong.
Care should be exercised in their baking to prevent them from burning.
Yesterday morning they were at Cowes, and we saw the smoke from the burning crofts.
We have the deep warm blue of a southern sky and burning sunshine.
Their light is burning dim, and yet darker days are awaiting them in the future.
So instead of burning them, we buried them, that is, the bones.
The tent and its future position was the burning question with him.
I am a second Moses and you are going to be my burning bush.
Old English in the literal sense; c.1300 figurative, present participle adjective from burn (v.)). Burning question matches French question brûlante, German brennende Frage. Burning bush is from Exodus III. Burning glass is attested from 1560s.