Definitions for aflame
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ablaze, aflame, arousedadjective
keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement
"his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram Stoker; "he was aflame with desire"
ablaze(p), afire(p), aflame(p), aflare(p), alight(p), on fire(p)adjective
lighted up by or as by fire or flame
"forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car's tires were aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles alight on the tables"; "houses on fire"
in flames, on fire, flaming, with flames coming from it
showing anger or contempt
She said nothing and simply stared at him, eyes aflame.
Aflame is an adjective that typically refers to something that is on fire or burning. It can also metaphorically refer to something that is glowing or radiant with color or light, or experiencing intense emotions or a state of excitement.
Aflame is an adjective or adverb that means on fire, burning, or glowing brightly. It can also be used figuratively to describe intense emotions or a situation marked by excitement or vigor.
inflames; glowing with light or passion; ablaze
Etymology: [Pref. a- + flame.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-flām′, adj. and adv. flaming: glowing. [Pfx. a-, and Flame.]
The numerical value of aflame in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of aflame in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
This is the truth As from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again.
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