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aflame

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being on fire
  • the kindling in the wood stove was aflame as soon as I held a match to it

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“Aflame.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/aflame. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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