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Meaning of ABLAZE

Pronunciation:  u'bleyz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  resembling flame in brilliance or color; "maple trees ablaze in autumn"; "flaming autumn leaves"
  2. [adj]  keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement; "his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram Stoker; "he was aflame with desire"

ABLAZE is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: aflame, aroused, colorful, colourful, flaming, passionate, turned on(p)



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A*blaze"\, adv. & a. [Pref. a- + blaze.]
1. On fire; in a blaze, gleaming. --Milman.

         All ablaze with crimson and gold.     --Longfellow.

2. In a state of glowing excitement or ardent desire.

         The young Cambridge democrats were all ablaze to
         assist Torrijos.                      --Carlyle.

Thesaurus Terms
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