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blaze

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of blaze

  1. 1 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling she felt a blaze of resentment upon hearing that she had been passed over for promotion Synonyms of blaze agony, outburst, burst, ebullition, eruption, explosion, fit, flare, flare-up, flash, flush, gale, gush, gust, paroxysm, spasm, stormWords Related to blaze blowup, grouch, rage, tantrum; ecstasy, rapture, transport; delirium, firestorm, frenzy, furor

  2. 2 the steady giving off of the form of radiation that makes vision possible temporarily blinded by the blaze of dozens of camera lights Synonyms of blaze light, flare, fluorescence, glare, gleam, glow, illumination, incandescence, luminescence, radiance, shineWords Related to blaze flash, glimmer, glint, glitter, scintillation, shimmer, sparkle, twinkle; daylight, moonlight, sunlight, sunshine; afterglow, aureole (or aureola), aurora, beam, halo, ray, shaft, streak, stream, sunbeam; glisten, gloss, luster (or lustre), polish, reflection, sheenNear Antonyms of blaze blackness, dark, darkness, dimness, dusk, duskiness, gloom, night, shadow


blaze

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of blaze

  1. to make known openly or publicly the White House didn't waste a minute in blazing the lower unemployment figures Synonyms of 1blaze advertise, annunciate, blare, blaze, blazon, broadcast, declare, enunciate, flash, give out, herald, placard, post, proclaim, promulgate, publicize, publish, release, sound, trumpetWords Related to 1blaze bark, call (off or out), cry; bill, billboard, bulletin, gazette [chiefly British]; knell, ring, toll; blurb, feature, pitch, plug, promote, puff; disseminate, spread; disclose, divulge, introduce, kithe [chiefly Scottish], manifest, report, reveal, show; advise, apprise, hand down, inform, notify; communicate, impart, intimateNear Antonyms of 1blaze conceal, hush (up), silence, suppress, withhold; recall, recant, retract, revoke


blaze

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of blaze

  1. 1 to be on fire especially brightly the house blazed for over three hours in the late-night fire Synonyms of 2blaze blaze, combust, flame, glowWords Related to 2blaze catch, enkindle; deflagrate, fire, ignite, kindle; flare (up), light (up); flicker, gutter, waver; bake, broil, char, cook, melt, roast, scorch, swelter; smolder (or smoulder), spark, sputter; beam, brighten, radiate; beat (down), flash, glare, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glitter, scintillate, shimmer, shine, sparkle, twinkle

  2. 2 to shine with a bright harsh light the spotlight blazed through my window Synonyms of 2blaze beat, blaze, burn, flame, flareWords Related to 2blaze beam, glow, radiate; flash, glance, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, scintillate, shimmer, sparkle, twinkle; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle

  3. 3 to proceed or move quickly an extreme skier went blazing down the ski slope at a reckless pace Synonyms of 2blaze barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomWords Related to 2blaze beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms of 2blaze dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms of 2blaze crawl, creep, poke


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