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English adjective: aflame

1. aflame keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement

SamplesHis face all ablaze with excitement.
He was aflame with desire.

Synonymsablaze, aroused



2. aflame lighted up by or as by fire or flame

SamplesForests 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.

Synonymsablaze, afire, aflare, alight, on fire

Similarlighted, lit

Antonymsunlighted, unlit

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