Synonyms & Antonyms of flaming

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1 being on fire
  • a fancy restaurant serving eye-catching flaming desserts

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present participle of flame

Synonyms of flaming (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to be on fire especially brightly
  • guests gathered around as the Yule log flamed brightly in the inn's great stone fireplace

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2 to develop suddenly and violently
  • my anger flamed when the usher told my friend to shut up

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3 to shine with a bright harsh light
  • the noonday sun flamed down on the desert travelers

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4 to shoot forth bursts of light
  • the actress's ruby necklace flamed dazzlingly under the bright lights

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The first known use of flaming was in the 14th century

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“Flaming.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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