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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ablaze, aflame, arousedadjective

    keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement

    "his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram Stoker; "he was aflame with desire"

  2. 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"


  1. aflameadjective

    in flames, on fire, flaming, with flames coming from it

  2. aflameadjective

    showing anger or contempt

    She said nothing and simply stared at him, eyes aflame.


  1. 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.

  2. aflame

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aflame

    inflames; glowing with light or passion; ablaze

  2. Etymology: [Pref. a- + flame.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aflame

    a-flām′, adj. and adv. flaming: glowing. [Pfx. a-, and Flame.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aflame in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aflame in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of aflame in a Sentence

  1. Maitri Upanishads:

    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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