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Definition of flaming adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1full of anger a flaming argument/temper
  2. 2burning and covered in flames Flaming fragments were still falling from the sky.
  3. 3bright red or orange in color flaming red hair a flaming sunset
  4. 4(slang) used to make a statement of anger or criticism more intense He’s a flaming hypocrite, talking that way about his students when he doesn’t treat them with any respect.
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