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set aflame

verb as in fire

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On the ground, you live in beast-like submission, and from the air, chunks of your village are periodically set aflame.

Officials have asked residents to remove their porch furniture, trash cans—anything that could be easily set aflame.

The northerner may have been of cooler blood, but her anger, when once set aflame, was all the more profound.

Their porches are easily set aflame, for the doors are made of palm-wood and varnished with bitumen, the very food of fire.

The infantry fight ceases, until the foremost buildings are set aflame on all three sides.

In the middle of the night, at a dozen different points, Moscow was set aflame by the Russians.

He may have kindled it first from a tree set aflame by the lightning.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to set aflame, such as: enkindle, ignite, kindle, light, put a match to, and set ablaze.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.