Definition of Aflame

1. Adjective. Keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement. "He was aflame with desire"

Exact synonyms: Ablaze, Aroused
Similar to: Passionate



2. Adjective. Lighted up by or as by fire or flame. "Houses on fire"
Exact synonyms: Ablaze, Afire, Aflare, Alight, On Fire
Similar to: Lighted, Lit

Definition of Aflame

1. adv. & a. In flames; glowing with light or passion; ablaze.

Definition of Aflame

1. Adjective. in flames, on fire, flaming, with flames coming from it ¹

2. Adjective. showing anger or contempt ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aflame

1. flaming [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aflame

aficionadas
aficionadi
aficionado
aficionados
afield
afikoman
afikomans
afikomen
afikomens
afimoxifene
afire
afire(p)
afka
aflagellate
aflaj
aflame (current term)
aflame(p)
aflare
aflare(p)
aflastatin
aflat
aflatoxicosis
aflatoxin
aflatoxin B1 aldehyde reductase
aflatoxin B1 hydroxylase
aflatoxin B1 reductase
aflatoxin G2a reductase
aflatoxin b1
aflatoxin m1
aflatoxins

Literary usage of Aflame

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... The while the priest maintain'd the logs aflame, And pour'd libation of bright wine thereon, And youths with ready prongs stood near the fire. ..."

2. The ├ćneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"On these he fell; while his exultant crew Brought firebrands, and he with heart aflame Grasped with a vengeful hand the blazing pine. ..."

3. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1901)
"... seventh, and eighth centuries, especially, this farthest boundary of the Continent held aloft and kept aflame the torch of Christian faith ..."

4. British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge by Curtis Hidden Page (1910)
"... in her mothers milk, and Charity setting the martyr aflame ; Thraldom who walks with the banner of Freedom, and recks not to ruin a realm in her name. ..."

5. The Maker of Modern Mexico: Seven Times President of Mexico by Alec-Tweedie (Ethel) (1906)
"DIAZ KEEPS THE SOUTH aflame. Two events happened in the year of Diaz' captivity and escape fraught with momentous consequences to Maximilian and his Empire. ..."

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