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[predicative] In flames; burning:‘pour brandy over the steaks and then set aflame’
alight, on fire, in flames, flaming, burning, blazing, raging, fiery, lit, lighted, ignitedView synonyms
- ‘The obvious appeal of the portrait is the notion that a person's pilot light remains aflame even in the darkest of times.’
- ‘I held onto his arm and he brought me into the kitchen, his lighter still aflame, guiding us safely through the hallway.’
- ‘They did not attempt to confront mobs as they set aflame people and properties, they set up no camps to shelter the bereaved and destitute survivors.’
- ‘Residents reported grenades setting police cars aflame in the heart of the city.’
- ‘The sniper crossbow fires bolts that set whatever they hit aflame.’
- ‘The passage was lighted with a few lanterns that were magically kept aflame, and it was almost as cold there as it was outside.’
- ‘A piece of the roof, set aflame by the uncontrolled inferno, suddenly fell from the roof and on top of Tempest's right leg.’
- ‘Blue and white-streaked energy erupted in a hemispherical blast, tossing nearby vehicles and setting others aflame.’
- ‘The red carpeting was aflame as well, and tapestries and banners hanging from the high ceiling had also begun to catch flame.’
- ‘He watched as the glass rained down slowly to the ground, emeralds falling from the tower, which was now aflame.’
- ‘Before he could touch the ignition, the newspaper suddenly lit aflame.’
- ‘The walls were rebuilt with yellow limestone and the towers rebuilt with stones so they couldn't be set aflame anymore.’
- ‘If would have been quite hilarious to see the pampered boys' reaction to having his expensive clothing set aflame.’
- ‘Then a rain of fire arrows light the ladders as some hit the soldiers setting them aflame.’
- ‘She closed her eyes, and opened to see everything aflame.’
- ‘Splinters were flung in every direction, some aflame, becoming miniature meteors as they ignited in the dry air.’
- ‘This time I dunked the sugar cube in the absinthe and set it aflame.’
- ‘A glance over my shoulder confirmed the worst - the entire hedgerow was aflame.’
- ‘The baobab was aflame, regular fire eating it as quickly as it could.’
- ‘The names usually refer to the tall flowering spike which in medieval times was dipped in tallow and set aflame as a torch in the evening.’
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