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blaze

noun

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1 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling
  • she felt a blaze of resentment upon hearing that she had been passed over for promotion

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2 the steady giving off of the form of radiation that makes vision possible
  • temporarily blinded by the blaze of dozens of camera lights

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blaze

verb (1)

Synonyms & Antonyms of blaze (Entry 2 of 3)

to make known openly or publicly
  • the White House didn't waste a minute in blazing the lower unemployment figures

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blaze

verb (2)

Synonyms & Antonyms of blaze (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to be on fire especially brightly
  • the house blazed for over three hours in the late-night fire

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2 to shine with a bright harsh light
  • the spotlight blazed through my window

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3 to proceed or move quickly
  • an extreme skier went blazing down the ski slope at a reckless pace

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“Blaze.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blaze. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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