aflare


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Related to aflare: burst into flames
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aflare - streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air; "ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her"; "flags aflare in the breeze"
moving - in motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine"
2.aflare - 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"
lighted, lit - set afire or burning; "the lighted candles"; "a lighted cigarette"; "a lit firecracker"
References in classic literature ?
As he looked all about him and pondered upon the mystic gloom, he began to believe that at any moment the ominous distance might be aflare, and the rolling crashes of an engagement come to his ears.
The sun's aflare Behind the breathing grass: And cracking through the young bamboo The warning whispers pass.