aflare


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Related to aflare: burst into flames
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streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air

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lighted up by or as by fire or flame

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siring a blue abyss aflare in the lamp we call a sun.
latin clasico latin vulgar romance emilianense castellano cadet cadere + habet > kaderat = caera facies facere + habes > faras = haras inveniet aflare + habet > aflarat = hallara redet tornare + habet > tornara = regresara
Clemente renders his figure with intensity: dark slashes of eyebrows, penetrating little eyes, nostrils aflare, sky-blue lips sealed to disallow any verbal communication (mimicking vision's silence); a freshet of the same blue emerges from his nasal passages, traces the side of the mouth, and is reflected in a greasy patch on the top of the chin.
All aflare and so bright that we understand: why we go to war is to make explosions and lights, which are more beautiful than anything.
AFLARES can be tricky if you're not graced with height or long legs.