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ablaze

adjective

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1 being on fire
  • the entire block was ablaze by the time firefighters arrived

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2 filled with much light
  • that night the ballroom, ablaze with light, looked very different from the curtained room it usually was by day

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The first known use of ablaze was circa 1676

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“Ablaze.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ablaze. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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