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  • as incandle
  • as intorch

synonyms for flambeau

  • torch
  • dip
  • rushlight
  • bougie
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How to use flambeau in a sentence

She passed outward, two others passed in; a dying flambeau showed the features of Iftikhar and Hakem.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
A la pàle lueur d'un magique flambeau S'élève un vil autel dressé sur un tombeau.
SECRET SOCIETIES AND SUBVERSIVE MOVEMENTSNESTA H. WEBSTER
In travelling at night, they used to tie one to each great toe; and in fishing and hunting, required no other flambeau.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
The moine flambeau, he that is burning with fervour, would possess Him with his passion like a woman.
MILE VERHAERENSTEFAN ZWEIG
A red or white Lamarre flambeau consists of a sheet rubber tube filled with one of the above-named compositions.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 586, MARCH 26, 1887VARIOUS
When the charging has been effected, the flambeau is primed by inserting a quickmatch in the composition.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 586, MARCH 26, 1887VARIOUS
"Well, if he's ambitious, he ought to be satisfied now," said Flambeau rather bitterly.
THE WISDOM OF FATHER BROWNG. K. CHESTERTON
In the stillness Flambeau shifted his seat sharply—making an isolated and echoing noise—and threw his elbow over the angle of it.
THE WISDOM OF FATHER BROWNG. K. CHESTERTON
Something in the stolid way he did so caused Flambeau's fierce black eyes to ramble over his companion afresh.
THE WISDOM OF FATHER BROWNG. K. CHESTERTON
"Nor me either," replied Flambeau frowning, while the other went on eating fish with an air of entire resignation.
THE WISDOM OF FATHER BROWNG. K. CHESTERTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLAMBEAU

  • bougie
  • dip
  • flambeau
  • rushlight
  • torch
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