ablaze definition

  • adjective:
    • Being burning: The house is ablaze.
    • Radiant with bright color: a maple tree ablaze in autumn.
    • Fervent or excited.
    • Radiant with bright light and shade.
    • In circumstances of shining pleasure or ardent desire.
    • lighted up by or as by fire or flame
    • resembling flame in brilliance or shade
    • lighted with red light just as if with flames
    • keenly excited (especially sexually) or suggesting pleasure
  • adverb:
    • Lit up brightly along with shade.
    • In a state of radiant pleasure or ardent need.
    • On fire; in a blaze, gleaming.
    • In a situation of radiant excitement or ardent need.
  • others:
    • burning; in a blaze; burning up briskly: as, the bonfire is ablaze.
    • Figuratively, in a state of excitement or eager need.
    • This was Emerson's strategy, … to create the most wonderful line, setting the imagination ablaze with just one verse.
    • Gleaming; brilliantly lighted up: because, ablaze with jewelry.

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