Search Result for "blazing":
1. a strong flame that burns brightly;
- Example: "the blaze spread rapidly"
[syn: blaze, blazing]
1. shining intensely;
- Example: "the blazing sun"
- Example: "blinding headlights"
- Example: "dazzling snow"
- Example: "fulgent patterns of sunlight"
- Example: "the glaring sun"
[syn: blazing, blinding, dazzling, fulgent, glaring, glary]
2. without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious;
- Example: "blatant disregard of the law"
- Example: "a blatant appeal to vanity"
- Example: "a blazing indiscretion"
[syn: blatant, blazing, conspicuous]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blaze \Blaze\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blazed; p. pr. & vb. n. Blazing.] 1. To shine with flame; to glow with flame; as, the fire blazes. [1913 Webster] 2. To send forth or reflect glowing or brilliant light; to show a blaze. [1913 Webster] And far and wide the icy summit blazed. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 3. To be resplendent. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] To blaze away, to discharge a firearm, or to continue firing; -- said esp. of a number of persons, as a line of soldiers. Also used (fig.) of speech or action. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blazing \Blaz"ing\, a. Burning with a blaze; as, a blazing fire; blazing torches. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] Blazing star. (a) A comet. [Obs.] (b) A brilliant center of attraction. (c) (Bot.) A name given to several plants; as, to Cham[ae]lirium luteum of the Lily family; Liatris squarrosa; and Aletris farinosa, called also colicroot and star grass. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
81 Moby Thesaurus words for "blazing": ablaze, afire, aflame, aflicker, aglow, alight, ardent, blistering, branding, burning, calcination, candent, candescent, carbonization, cauterization, cautery, cineration, comburent, combustion, concremation, conflagrant, cracking, cremation, cupellation, deflagration, destructive distillation, distillation, distilling, fervent, fervid, fiery, flagrant, flaming, flaring, flashing, flashy, flickering, fulgurant, fulgurating, fuming, glowing, guttering, ignescent, ignited, in a blaze, in a glow, in flames, incandescent, incineration, inflamed, kindled, live, living, meteoric, on fire, oxidation, oxidization, parching, passionate, perfervid, pyrolysis, red-hot, reeking, refining, scintillant, scintillating, scorching, scorification, searing, self-immolation, singeing, smelting, smoking, smoldering, sparking, suttee, the stake, thermogenesis, unextinguished, unquenched, vesication