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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (4)

1. keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement;
- Example: "his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram Stoker
- Example: "he was aflame with desire"
[syn: ablaze, aflame, aroused]

2. lighted up by or as by fire or flame;
- Example: "forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"
- Example: "even the car's tires were aflame"
- Example: "a night aflare with fireworks"
- Example: "candles alight on the tables"
- Example: "houses on fire"
[syn: ablaze(p), afire(p), aflame(p), aflare(p), alight(p), on fire(p)]

3. resembling flame in brilliance or color;
- Example: "maple trees ablaze in autumn"

4. lighted with red light as if with flames;
- Example: "streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees"
- Example: "the inflamed clouds at sunset"
- Example: "reddened faces around the campfire"
[syn: ablaze(p), inflamed, reddened]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ablaze \A*blaze"\, adv. & a. [Pref. a- + blaze.] 1. On fire; in a blaze, gleaming. --Milman. [1913 Webster] All ablaze with crimson and gold. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 2. In a state of glowing excitement or ardent desire. [1913 Webster] The young Cambridge democrats were all ablaze to assist Torrijos. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ablaze adj 1: keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement; "his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram Stoker; "he was aflame with desire" [syn: ablaze, aflame, aroused] 2: lighted up by or as by fire or flame; "forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car's tires were aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles alight on the tables"; "houses on fire" [syn: ablaze(p), afire(p), aflame(p), aflare(p), alight(p), on fire(p)] 3: resembling flame in brilliance or color; "maple trees ablaze in autumn" 4: lighted with red light as if with flames; "streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees"; "the inflamed clouds at sunset"; "reddened faces around the campfire" [syn: ablaze(p), inflamed, reddened]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

99 Moby Thesaurus words for "ablaze": afire, aflame, aflicker, aglow, alight, ardent, bathed with light, bespangled, blazing, boiling over, breathless, brightened, burning, candent, candescent, candlelit, comburent, conflagrant, cordial, delirious, drunk, enlightened, enthusiastic, excited, exuberant, febrile, fervent, fervid, fevered, feverish, fiery, firelit, flagrant, flaming, flaring, flashing, flashy, flickering, flushed, fulgurant, fulgurating, fuming, gaslit, glowing, guttering, hearty, heated, hot, ignescent, ignited, illuminated, impassioned, in a blaze, in a glow, in flames, incandescent, inflamed, intense, intoxicated, irradiate, irradiated, keen, kindled, lamplit, lanternlit, lighted, lightened, lit, lit up, live, lively, living, luminous, meteoric, moonlit, on fire, passionate, red-hot, reeking, scintillant, scintillating, smoking, smoldering, spangled, sparking, star-spangled, star-studded, starlit, steaming, steamy, studded, sunlit, tinseled, unextinguished, unquenched, unrestrained, vigorous, warm, zealous