ablaze meaning

Pronunciation:   "ablaze" in a sentence
Adjective: ablaze  u'bleyz
  1. Keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement
    "his face all ablaze with excitement"
    - aflame, aroused
  2. Lighted up by or as by fire or flame
    "forests set ablaze by lightning"
    - afire, aflame, aflare, alight, on fire
  3. Resembling flame in brilliance or colour
    "maple trees ablaze in autumn"
  4. Lighted with red light as if with flames
    "streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees"
    - inflamed, reddened

See also: colorful [US], colourful [Brit, Cdn], light, lighted, lit, passionate


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  1. this town's really ablaze like a christmas tree.
  2. "there i know!" the old lady was ablaze.
  3. when night fell, the construction site was ablaze with light.
  4. the old lady was ablaze.
  5. the city was ablaze with light, and not a single air-raid alarm sounded.

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