ablaze

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adjective or adverb \ə-ˈblāz\

Definition of ablaze

  1. 1 :  being on fire

  2. 2 :  radiant with light or emotion his face all ablaze with excitement — Bram Stoker

Origin and Etymology of ablaze

1a- + 1blaze


First Known Use: circa 1676



ABLAZE Defined for English Language Learners

ablaze

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adjective

Definition of ablaze for English Language Learners

  • : in the process of burning : on fire

  • : glowing with light, color, or emotion


ABLAZE Defined for Kids

ablaze

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adjective \ə-ˈblāz\

Definition of ablaze for Students

  1. 1 :  on fire The forest was ablaze.

  2. 2 :  glowing with light, color, or emotion The garden was ablaze with blossoms.



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