Definition of Set ablaze

1. Verb. Set fire to; cause to start burning. "Lightening set fire to the forest"

Exact synonyms: Set Afire, Set Aflame, Set On Fire
Entails: Ignite, Light
Generic synonyms: Burn, Combust



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Set Ablaze

set-back
set-builder notation
set-off
set-stitched
set-theoretic
set-theoretic difference
set-theoretical
set-theoretically
set-to
set-top box
set-top boxes
set-up
set-ups
set (psychology)
set a spell
set ablaze (current term)
set about
set afire
set aflame
set ahead
set apart
set ashore
set aside
set back
set chisel
set decoration
set down
set fire
set foot
set for life

Literary usage of Set ablaze

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1. Canada: Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Provinces by Eva Ambros (1998)
"... in May when the city is set ablaze with more than 2(X) varieties of tulips. Ottawa in fact has the largest collection of tulips in North America. ..."

2. The Democratisation Process in Zanzibar: A Retarded Transition by Mohammed Ali Bakari (2001)
"On January 28, the building of the House of Representatives in Pemba was set ablaze. ... school were set ablaze. On the same day, the car of the Chake Chake ..."

3. Contributions to Molecular Physics in the Domain of Radiant Heat: A Series by John Tyndall (1873)
"Pierced; and immediately set ablaze. We have here an almost total absence of absorption on the part of the red paper. Even white absorbs more, ..."

4. Contributions to Molecular Physics in the Domain of Radiant Heat: A Series by John Tyndall (1873)
"Pierced ; and immediately set ablaze. We have here an almost total absence of absorption on'the art of the red paper. Even white absorbs more, and is conse- ..."

5. Contributions to Molecular Physics in the Domain of Radiant Heat: A Series by John Tyndall (1872)
"Pierced; and immediately set ablaze. We have here an almost total absence of absorption on the part of the red paper. Even white absorbs more,.and is ..."

6. The Blarney Ballads by Charles Larcom Graves (1893)
"Till one of these days, as Saunderson strays, With his hands in his breeches' pockets, He shall mark with amaze Belfast set ablazeset ablaze by our ..."

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