Synonyms for aflame

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-fleym
Phonetic Transcription : əˈfleɪm

Top 10 synonyms for aflame Other synonyms for the word aflame

Définition of aflame

Origin :
  • 1550s, from a- "on" (see a- (1)) + flame (n.). Figurative use by 1856.
  • As in afire : adj on fire
  • As in fired : adj subjected to fire
  • As in burning : adj blazing, flashing
  • As in on fire : adj burning
  • As in blazing : adj on fire
  • As in conflagrant : adj burning
  • As in ablaze : adj on fire
  • As in ablaze : adj brightly illuminated
  • As in excited : adj inspired; upset
  • As in fiery : adj passionate; on fire
  • As in flaming : adj burning
Example sentences :
  • To be expected to follow other people's observances set her aflame.
  • Extract from : « The Coryston Family » by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • His face was aflame with joy, and he writhed and shook like one who hath a devil.
  • Extract from : « The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • His laughter was gone, his face was aflame, and his voice rose to a shrill cry.
  • Extract from : « The Scapegoat » by Hall Caine
  • But her face, which had been aflame, broke into tears again and her voice failed her.
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
  • "Getting a divorce," I answered, firmly, for my heart was now aflame.
  • Extract from : « The Woman Thou Gavest Me » by Hall Caine
  • My blood was aflame, and I was not minded to wait for our meeting at Reaux.
  • Extract from : « The Suitors of Yvonne » by Raphael Sabatini
  • The sun had just set, and the whole expanse of water was aflame with the afterglow.
  • Extract from : « Victor's Triumph » by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • That box often contained secrets which, if divulged, would set Europe aflame.
  • Extract from : « The White Lie » by William Le Queux
  • I was all aflame, and the fire was scorching her as well as me.
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Her cheeks are aflame with roses, like unto the dawn in God's heaven.
  • Extract from : « A Survey of Russian Literature, with Selections » by Isabel Florence Hapgood

Antonyms for aflame

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