blazing

adjective

blaz·​ing ˈblā-ziŋ How to pronounce blazing (audio)
1
: burning very brightly and intensely
a blazing fire
2
: of outstanding power, speed, heat, or intensity
blazing eyes
a blazing fastball
blazing gunfire
blazingly adverb

Examples of blazing in a Sentence

She runs with blazing speed. the blazing logs in the fireplace cast a warm glow on our holiday party
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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of blazing was in the 15th century

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“Blazing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blazing. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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