aflame


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  • adj

Synonyms for aflame

Synonyms for aflame

Synonyms for aflame

keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement

Related Words

lighted up by or as by fire or flame

References in classic literature ?
Jotham Powell had started for the barn, and Ethan strode down after him aflame with anger.
Welland, who confided it to Newland Archer; who, aflame at the outrage, appealed passionately and authoritatively to his mother; who, after a painful period of inward resistance and outward temporising, succumbed to his instances (as she always did), and immediately embracing his cause with an energy redoubled by her previous hesitations, put on her grey velvet bonnet and said: "I'll go and see Louisa van der Luyden.
Here, again, an Asiatic aflame at either end swooped out of the battle.
His hearers expected a story of how beside himself and all aflame with excitement, he had flown like a storm at the square, cut his way in, slashed right and left, how his saber had tasted flesh and he had fallen exhausted, and so on.
It seemed to him, accustomed to the callous and hopeless appearance of a less happy tribe, that the faces of these people were all aflame with the joy of the springtime.
He would have burned the "Sea Lyrics" on the spot, had his will been strong enough to set them aflame.
His blood was fairly aflame, however, and he needed no such challenge.
He was a superman, a blond beast such as Nietzsche* has described, and in addition he was aflame with democracy.
If yer a gentleman, get up," quoth Patsy, his pale blue eyes aflame with wrath, his fist ready for a crushing blow.
Since the wagers were kisses, you can well imagine I went down on the first next dive with soul aflame.
Remember, she was the woman wonderful, and I was aflame for her.
Hannah Cox stood outside in her plain black dress, her hair wind-tossed, her eyes aflame.
The wall, the floor, and the furniture, even to the bed itself, were aflame with shimmering bits of color.
As for myself, I am all aflame with curiosity, and I devote my whole energies to the business of discovery from this moment.
I saw full-flowering Aubrieta over dry-stone rocks cascade And complement the riotous red glory of a Peony marinade With Anenome blue, Clematis white and a Red Hot Poker on fire, Cooled by the yellow malice of the ice plant Sedum minor Combined with ephemeral Hibiscus and aged Convolvulus tricolor And delicate balls of Fuchsia bells aflame against the south-facing Wall of illusion, radiant in substance and sparkling in metaphor.