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adv. & adj.
1. On or as if on fire.
2. Keenly excited and interested.
adv, adj (postpositive)
1. in flames; ablaze
2. deeply aroused, as with passion: he was aflame with desire.
3. (of the face) red or inflamed
1. on fire.
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|Adj.||1.||aflame - keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement; "his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram Stoker; "he was aflame with desire"|
passionate - having or expressing strong emotions
|2.||aflame - 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"|
1. burning, lighted, lit, flaming, blazing, on fire, fiery, ignited, alight, ablaze, afire Hundreds of tightly rolled newspapers were set aflame.
aflame[əˈfleɪm] ADJ (liter) → en llamas
(= alight, ablaze) [grass, forest, woods] → en flammes