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flame

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of flame

  1. a person with whom one is in love decided to look up an old flame while she was in town Synonyms of flame beloved, darling, dear, sweetheart, hon, honey, love, squeeze [slang], sweet, sweetie, sweetie pie, trueloveWords Related to flame beau, boy, boyfriend, fellow, man, swain; gal, girl, girlfriend, inamorata, ladylove, lass, mistress, tootsie; amour, lover, paramour; doll, duck(s) [chiefly British], pet; date, escort, steady; admirer, gallant, suitor, wooer; groom, husband; bride, wife; significant other; fiancé, intended; crush, heartthrob


flame

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flame

  1. 1 to be on fire especially brightly guests gathered around as the Yule log flamed brightly in the inn's great stone fireplace Synonyms of flame blaze, combust, burn, glowWords Related to flame 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 develop suddenly and violently my anger flamed when the usher told my friend to shut up Synonyms of flame blaze (up), break out, burst (forth), explode, erupt, flare (up)Words Related to flame rocket, skyrocket; balloon, burgeon (also bourgeon), mount, multiply, mushroom, proliferate, snowball, swell, wax; blow up, detonate, touch off

  3. 3 to shine with a bright harsh light the noonday sun flamed down on the desert travelers Synonyms of flame beat, blaze, burn, glare, flareWords Related to flame beam, glow, radiate; flash, glance, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, scintillate, shimmer, sparkle, twinkle; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle

  4. 4 to shoot forth bursts of light the actress's ruby necklace flamed dazzlingly under the bright lights Synonyms of flame coruscate, flash, glance, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, luster (or lustre), scintillate, shimmer, spangle, sparkle, twinkle, wink, winkleWords Related to flame beam, radiate, shine; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle; blaze, burn, flare, glare, glow



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