Synonyms for flame
Antonyms for flame
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLAME
There was a rush and faint roar of the flame up the chimney as the cardboard burned.
There was a flame at his heart, a burning lump in his throat.
But there was the decree, written in letters of blood and flame.
"Because I want to do it myself," she said at last, and thrust the envelope into the flame.
History records the experiences of but one man who has seen a flame in the open.
Eulalia, when at the stake, breathes the flame that she may die the more quickly.
His fingers encountered a flame, and were slightly scorched.
This resentment was seldom expressed, but its flame scorched her soul.
It shines in your eyes, it burns like a flame in your face; I can feel it in your hands.
And so he did, twisting it up and setting it to the flame of the candle.
mid-14c., from Anglo-French flaume, Old French flamme (10c.), from Latin flammula "small flame," diminutive of flamma "flame, blazing fire," from PIE *bhleg- "to shine, flash," from root *bhel- (1) "to shine, flash, burn" (see bleach (v.)).
The meaning "a sweetheart" is attested from 1640s; the figurative sense of "burning passion" was in Middle English. Flame-thrower (1917) translates German flammenwerfer (1915).