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blaze1

blaze1

 
pronunciation:
bleIz
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an intense flame or light.
They watched as their house was engulfed in a blaze of a fire.She turned her eyes away from the blaze of the noonday sun.
synonyms:
flame, flare
similar words:
beam, brilliance, burning, flash, glare, gleam, glitter, radiance, shine
definition 2: an intense outburst, as of fire or emotion.
Her accusation ignited a blaze of passion and anger.Lightning started the blaze in the forest.
synonyms:
explosion
similar words:
burning, burst, eruption, fire, flash, outbreak, outburst, torrent
definition 3: an intense display, usu. of color.
Visitors from the city come up to see the blaze of autumn leaves.
synonyms:
flame, glow, radiance
similar words:
beam, brilliance, flash, gleam, glitter, shine
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: blazed, blazes, blazing
definition 1: to burn or shine with or as though with fire.
The logs blazed in the fireplace.Her eyes blazed with hatred.
synonyms:
burn, flame, glow
similar words:
flash, glare, glitter, shine
definition 2: to erupt or flare up.
When he realized he'd been cheated, his temper blazed.
synonyms:
erupt, explode, flare
similar words:
burst
definition 3: to shoot firearms rapidly and steadily.
All guns blazed as the geese flew overhead.
similar words:
fire, shoot
derivation: blazingly (adv.)
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