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aflame


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aflame  \A*flame"\,  adv  &  a.  [Pref.  a-  +  flame.] 
  Inflames;  glowing  with  light  or  passion;  ablaze.  --G.  Eliot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aflame 
  adj  1:  keenly  excited  (especially  sexually)  or  indicating 
  excitement;  "his  face  all  ablaze  with  excitement"- 
  Bram  Stoker;  "he  was  aflame  with  desire"  [syn:  {ablaze}, 
  {aroused},  {turned  on(p)}] 
  2:  lighted  up  by  or  as  by  fire  or  flame;  "forests  set  ablaze 
  (or  afire)  by  lightning";  "even  the  car's  tires  were 
  aflame";  "a  night  aflare  with  fireworks";  "candles  alight 
  on  the  tables";  "blazing  logs  in  the  fireplace";  "a 
  burning  cigarette";  "a  flaming  crackling  fire";  "houses  on 
  fire"  [syn:  {ablaze(p)},  {afire(p)},  {aflame(p)},  {aflare(p)}, 
  {alight(p)},  {blazing},  {burning},  {flaming},  {on  fire(p)}] 
  3:  (especially  of  the  face)  reddened  or  suffused  with  or  as  if 
  with  blood  from  emotion  or  exertion;  "crimson  with  fury"; 
  "turned  red  from  exertion";  "with  puffy  reddened  eyes"; 
  "red-faced  and  violent";  "flushed  (or  crimson)  with 
  embarrassment"  [syn:  {aflame(p)},  {crimson},  {red},  {reddened}, 
  {red-faced},  {flushed}] 




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