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Definition of "ablaze" [a•blaze]

  • Being on fire: The house is ablaze. (adjective)
  • Radiant with bright color: a maple tree ablaze in autumn. (adjective)
  • Fervent or excited. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ablaze" in a sentence
  • "Even if you gulp a glass of butter milk after it you will remain ablaze for the next 24hrs."
  • "Later there will be fireworks, her name ablaze: MARCELLA."
  • "To my shame a reputation bent or maimed defamed the image staid, and disrepute disgraced my case, plagued with infamy and ill repute, a name ablaze by imputation as a most unsavoury reputation won or lost or never claimed."