flame

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Synonyms for flame

Synonyms for flame

the visible signs of combustion

to undergo combustion

Synonyms for flame

the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke

shine with a sudden light

be in flames or aflame

Related Words

criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium

References in periodicals archive ?
TRAGIC SCENE: The bonnet of the car rests against a tree, near the wall it smashed through before bursting into flames - the driver was killed.
The car then flipped and landed on its roof before bursting into flames.
The Scandinavian Airlines System plane, an MD 87 with 104 passengers and six crew, hit the Cessna, swerved off the runway and ploughed into a baggage handling depot, bursting into flames.
The speeding car entered the crossing, where it crashed into the train, then was dragged for about 10 meters and caught between the platform of the station and the train before bursting into flames, police said.
Summary: A Russian passenger jet has crashed after bursting into flames leaving 44 dead after its high-intensity lights failed to function.