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Definition of aflame adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [not before noun] (literary)
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  1. 1burning; on fire synonym ablaze The whole building was soon aflame.
  2. 2full of bright colors and lights synonym ablaze The woods were aflame with fall colors.
  3. 3showing excitement or embarrassment eyes/cheeks aflame
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: aflame