aflame

[uh-fleym]
adjective
1.
on fire; ablaze: The house was all aflame.
2.
eager and excited: I was aflame with curiosity.

Origin:
1545–55; a-1 + flame

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aflame (əˈfleɪm)
 
adv, —adj
1.  in flames; ablaze
2.  deeply aroused, as with passion: he was aflame with desire
3.  (of the face) red or inflamed

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aflame
1550s, from a- "on" (see a- (1)) + flame (q.v.).
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Example sentences
As the shadow rises, it breaks into a cloud of tautly ribbed sail, aflame in the tropical sun.
He had meant to stay longer, he said, but his body was aflame with pain.
Thus, the heat transfer from the gaseous flame to the condensed fuel usually is an essential process to sustain aflame spread.
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