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Synonyms for ablaze

Synonyms for ablaze

Synonyms for ablaze

keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement

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lighted up by or as by fire or flame

resembling flame in brilliance or color

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lighted with red light as if with flames

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Jurgis stood upright; trembling with passion, his hands clenched and his arms upraised, his whole soul ablaze with hatred and defiance.
"It would shorten us up if this house went ablaze."
So I've always found," and he proceeded to tell them, as he peeled his apple, how he committed himself once, in his youthful days, to make a speech at a political meeting, and went there ablaze with enthusiasm for the ideals of his own side; but while his leaders spoke, he became gradually converted to the other way of thinking, if thinking it could be called, and had to feign illness in order to avoid making a fool of himself--an experience which had sickened him of public meetings.
And then suddenly, into a world peacefully busied for the most part upon armaments and the perfection of explosives, war came; came the shock of realising that the guns were going off, that the masses of inflammable material all over the world were at last ablaze.
The buildings to the east of it were ablaze at a dozen points, under the flaming tatters and warping skeleton of the airship, and all the roofs and walls were ridiculously askew and crumbling as one looked.
Kate Swift's mind was ablaze with thoughts of George Willard.
But when he saw this small new-comer his soul was all ablaze with bliss in a moment.
She was in time to hold Tom's hand through hours of pain; to show him for once the heart of a prim New England girl when it is ablaze with love and grief; to put her arms about him so that he could have a home to die in, and that was all;--all, but it served.
It took four men, all four ablaze with gorgeous decoration, and the Chief of them unable to exist with fewer than two gold watches in his pocket, emulative of the noble and chaste fashion set by Monseigneur, to conduct the happy chocolate to Monseigneur's lips.
In half an hour the last warning came: "Light up; the thermometer registers twenty-nine." The smudge-pot artillery was set ablaze, and kept blazing until the news came that the icy forces had retreated.
Gold and jewels were scattered over roof and street and plaza, so that the two cities seemed ablaze with the fires of the hearts of the magnificent stones and burnished metal that reflected the brilliant sunlight, changing it into countless glorious hues.
Summary: Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 22 (ANI): A woman allegedly suffered 60 per cent burn injuries after she was set ablaze for refusing to marry a local goon.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 (KUNA) -- Indonesian authorities were hunting for more than 250 inmates who escaped a Papua prison set ablaze during violent riots, Police announced Wednesday.
A MOTHER broke down in tears as she recounted how her son was kidnapped by masked men in front of her eyes, and forced to set tyres ablaze.
Two suspected thieves believed to be part of a gang that has been terrorising residents of Egerton in Njoro, Nakuru County, have been lynched.The two were set ablaze on Sunday morning by a mob after a failed burglary attempt.