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Definition 1: resembling flame in brilliance or color - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ablaze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • maple trees ablaze in autumn

(ablaze is similar to ...) having much or varied color

"colorful autumn leaves"

Definition 2: lighted with red light as if with flames - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ablaze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees
  • the inflamed clouds at sunset
  • reddened faces around the campfire

Synonyms for ablaze in the sense of this definition

(ablaze is similar to ...) characterized by or emitting light

"a room that is light when the shutters are open" "the inside of the house was airy and light"

Definition 3: lighted up by or as by fire or flame - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ablaze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for ablaze in the sense of this definition

(ablaze is similar to ...) set afire or burning

"the lighted candles" "a lighted cigarette" "a lit firecracker"

Definition 4: keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ablaze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his face all ablaze with excitement
  • he was aflame with desire

Synonyms for ablaze in the sense of this definition

(ablaze is similar to ...) having or expressing strong emotions

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