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ablaze


adjective

  1. burning; on fire: They set the logs ablaze.
  2. gleaming with bright lights, bold colors, etc.
  3. excited; eager; zealous; ardent.
  4. very angry.

adjective, adverb (postpositive)

  1. on fire; burning
  2. brightly illuminated
  3. emotionally aroused
adv.

late 14c., from a “on” (see a- (1)) + blaze (n.).

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