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flame

noun

1 flame

The process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke.

synonyms: fire, flaming.

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

Roget 423: luminary; light etc. 420; flame etc. (fire) 382.    spark, scintilla; phosphorescence, fluorescence.    sun, orb of day, ... show more

Roget 825: excitability, impetuosity, vehemence; boisterousness etc. adj.; turbulence; impatience, intolerance, nonendurance; irritability etc. (irascibility) 901; ... show more

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

Roget 897: love; fondness etc. adj.; liking; inclination etc. (desire) 865; regard, dilection, admiration, fancy.    affection, ... show more

Dutch: laai, vlam, vuur
Polish: ogień, płomienie



verb

1 flame

Shine with a sudden light.

synonym: flare.

Roget 824: excite, affect, touch, move, impress, strike, interest, animate, inspire, impassion, smite, infect; stir the blood, fire the blood, ... show more

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

2 flame

Be in flames or aflame.

3 flame

Criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium.


Moby thesaurus: Amor, Casanova, Christian love, Don Juan, Eros, Lothario, Platonic love, Romeo, admiration, adoration, affection, agape, amoroso, ardency, ardor, attachment, baby, backfire, bake, balefire ... show more.

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