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emblaze

verb em·blaze \ im-ˈblāz \

Definition of emblaze

emblazed; emblazing
transitive verb
1 :to illuminate especially by a blaze
2 :to set ablaze

First Known Use of emblaze

15th century


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emblaze

verb

Definition of emblaze

emblazed; emblazing
transitive verb
1 archaic :emblazon 1
2 :to adorn sumptuously
  • with gems and golden luster rich emblazed
  • —John Milton

Origin and Etymology of emblaze

en- + blaze to blazon



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