set aflame

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Verb1.set aflame - set fire to; cause to start burning; "Lightening set fire to the forest"
combust, burn - cause to burn or combust; "The sun burned off the fog"; "We combust coal and other fossil fuels"
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So I hasten to add that the mood was one of brief duration, and that no cold-water arguments were able to quench the fire which those eyes had set aflame within me, no daylight philosophy had any power to dispel the dream of a face which was now my most precious possession, as I once more took up my stick and listlessly pursued my way to Yellowsands.
As part of the demonstration, they set aflame the picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the North's national flag, and the so-called unification flag, which the two Koreas agreed to use during their athletes' joint march at the Olympic opening ceremony.
He called on Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's top civilian leader and Nobel laureate, to listen to the story of Hasina Begum, a 21-year-old who saw the men and boys of her village killed, their bodies dumped in a pile, doused in gasoline and set aflame.
A plastic plant in West Virginia was set aflame A large industrial fire broke out overnight in Parkersburg, West Virginia, and is continuing to rage this morning.
The upbeat folk-song is set aflame by riveting vocals of Sahir Ali Baggaand AimaBaig.
You slipped on the bleach, knocking yourself out, and nothing was set aflame.
Using natural sulphur that's set aflame and placed at the end of bamboo sticks, a small group of fishermen in Taiwan keep an ancient tradition alive.
Three days later, his battered body was found on the highway; he had been bludgeoned with a hammer, and set aflame with diesel.
Strasbourg, Rabi'I 21, 1437, January 01, 2016, SPA -- A total of 804 vehicles were set aflame in all of France on New Year's Eve, a 14.
Major General Khalil Ibrahim AL Mansouri, Assistant Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police for Criminal Investigation, said that the arrests came after officers discovered an abandoned BMW that was set aflame by the culprits.
Two parked trucks were set aflame in EyE-p's GE-zeltepe neighborhood at about 1:30 a.
AaAeAeA Townspeople in England, constructed and were planning to set aflame a huge statue of Cameron, naked and holding a pig's head on his lap,AaAeAeA for Guy Fawk Night, (http://www.