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blaze

noun

1 blaze

A strong flame that burns brightly:
— The blaze spread rapidly.

synonym: blazing.

Roget 382: heat, caloric; temperature, warmth, fervor, calidity; incalescence, incandescence; glow, flush; fever, hectic.    phlogiston; fire, ... show more

Roget 420: light, ray, beam, stream, gleam, streak, pencil; sunbeam, moonbeam; aurora.    day; sunshine; light of day, light of heaven; ... show more

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more



2 blaze

A cause of difficulty and suffering:
— Go to blazes.

synonym: hell.

Polish: piekło

3 blaze

Noisy and unrestrained mischief:
— Raising blazes.

synonym: hell.

4 blaze

A light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted.

synonyms: brilliance, glare.

Dutch: vlam, glans, schittering

5 blaze

A light-colored marking.

Dutch: vlammenzee

verb

1 blaze

Shine brightly and intensively.

Roget 550: indicate; be the sign etc. n.. of; denote, betoken; argue, testify etc. (evidence) 467; bear the impress etc. ... show more

Roget 420: shine, glow, glitter; glister, glisten; twinkle, gleam; flare, flare up; glare, beam, shimmer, glimmer, flicker, ... show more

Roget 382: be hot etc. adj.; glow, flush, sweat, swelter, bask, smoke, reek, stew, simmer, seethe, boil, ... show more

Roget 384: heat, warm, chafe, stive, foment; make hot etc. 382; sun oneself, sunbathe.    go up in flames, burn to the ground (flame) 382.    ... show more

2 blaze

Shoot rapidly and repeatedly:
— He blazed away at the men.

synonym: blaze away.

3 blaze

Burn brightly and intensely.

Dutch: laaien

4 blaze

Move rapidly and as if blazing:
— The spaceship blazed out into space.

synonym: blaze out.

5 blaze

Indicate by marking trees with blazes.


Moby thesaurus: Vandyke, arrow, backfire, bake, balefire, be bright, be in heat, beacon, beacon fire, beam, bedazzle, birthmark, blare, blare forth, blast, blaze a trail, blaze abroad, blaze of light, blaze up, blazing light ... show more.

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