blaze away


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Verb1.blaze away - perform (an acting passage) brilliantly and rapidlyblaze away - perform (an acting passage) brilliantly and rapidly; "Mr. Jones blazed away in one passage after another to loud applause"
performing arts - arts or skills that require public performance
perform, do, execute - carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
2.blaze away - shoot rapidly and repeatedlyblaze away - shoot rapidly and repeatedly; "He blazed away at the men"
shoot, blast - fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away"
3.blaze away - speak with fire and passionblaze away - speak with fire and passion; "He blazed away at his opponents in the Senate"
address, speak - give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of trustees"
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Translations

w>blaze away

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(soldiers, guns)drauflosfeuern (→ at auf +acc)
(fire etc)lodern
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References in classic literature ?
"Blaze away! You've little enough powder already, my lads."
'Now, Mrs Quilp,' he said; 'I feel in a smoking humour, and shall probably blaze away all night.
"Grotesque enough, but I rather wish they had let him go the whole hog and blaze away. He was as keen as knives to show us how he could take care of his purple diamonds; and, do you know, Bunny, I was as keen as knives to see."
Come to us and find us all a-dying, and set a light to us all where we lie and let us all blaze away with the house into a heap of cinders sooner than move a corpse of us there!'
On their latest ninth album Blaze Away, Edwards continues to be the main focal point; her heartwarming voice illuminating hazy trip-hop memories with a buoyant pop pitch.
The band's upcoming album, Blaze Away, is set to release on June 1.
Fire struck a bunker fuel storage facility in Marilao town at 4:35 pm on Thursday, and firefighters fought to keep the blaze away from three other oil facilities nearby.
Winds changed directions on Friday, pushing the blaze away from residential areas.
Player-coach Lord's squad have beaten Belfast, Nottingham and Dundee in successive matches and now turn to fixtures against Coventry Blaze away and Edinburgh Capitals at home this weekend.
Armed to the teeth, he travels to Washington to blaze away at the presidential motorcade, and the American agonizing over guns begins again...."
Rebecca Curtis, trainer of Take Of Shoc's "We might ride him a bit differently and not blaze away in front, but he's obviously not as good over hurdles as he is over fences and Cheltenham probably isn't ideal for him.
Devils travel to play Nottingham Panthers on Tuesday, a match which counts towards League and the Challenge Cup, and that is followed by Sheffield at home next Saturday (7pm), Coventry Blaze away the next evening, Belfast Giants away, Sheffield away and then Panthers at home.