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See definition of flames on Dictionary.com
  • nounfire
  • nounlover; passion
  • nouninsulting e-mail message
  • verbburn

synonyms for flames

  • blaze
  • conflagration
  • flare
  • flash
  • light
  • wildfire
  • brightness
  • holocaust
  • rapid oxidation
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antonyms for flames

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  • hate
  • foe
  • enemy
  • apathy
  • indifference
  • coolness
  • coldness
  • hatred
  • hate
  • dislike
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How to use flames in a sentence

You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
At length only four or five flames remained, feebly wavering in their pools of melted wax.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
The entire city was burnt down, and upwards of 200,000 of the inhabitants perished in the flames.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Moodily he stood there, one hand on the high mantel shelf, one foot upon an andiron, his eyes upon the flames.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Let blue flames rise from the living sulphur and the sheep bleat loud as she feels the touch of the smoking sulphur.
THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT ROMECYRIL BAILEY
Servetus was roasted for two hours in the flames of a slow fire made of green wood.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
Sometimes they stopped, when high flames, fed with holy perfumed paper, flickered upwards to the sky.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Not only was Mr. Osborne's house in flames, but his barn and outbuildings, as well as stacks of grain.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The wrath of God, the flames of hell, and the never-ending sufferings of the damned were depicted in clear and terrible language.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Divine odours breathe from the body, which shines like gold amid the flames that refuse to kindle upon it.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLAMES

  • bonfire
  • burning
  • combustion
  • conflagration
  • flame
  • flames
  • holocaust
  • wildfire
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