Hamas exploits the resulting Arab discontent to fan the flames of violence and war.
Then they saw the flames, shooting up into the darkness just a few blocks away.
Brezler was up on the fire floor, where flames were exploding out of the windows.
Rather than let the accusation be covered up by other tweets and quotes, Obama surrogate David Axelrod fanned the flames.
Kibbutz Beit Oren ("Home of Pine") was hastily evacuated and went up in flames.
Her eyes are bent on a distorted thing that lies among the embers, and in the dying light of the flames it seems to move.
Each moment, the flames of his passion increased in strength.
The man bent a thin stick double, and using it as a pair of tongs, held some indistinguishable object over the flames before him.
But, covering her eyes, she flung the brand into the flames.
Not a soul dares venture through the flames to save her, though she is a saint.
mid-14c., from Anglo-French flaume, Old French flamme (10c.), from Latin flammula "small flame," diminutive of flamma "flame, blazing fire," from PIE *bhleg- "to shine, flash," from root *bhel- (1) "to shine, flash, burn" (see bleach (v.)).
The meaning "a sweetheart" is attested from 1640s; the figurative sense of "burning passion" was in Middle English. Flame-thrower (1917) translates German flammenwerfer (1915).
The hot, glowing mixture of burning gases and tiny particles that arises from combustion. Flames get their light either from the fluorescence of molecules or ions that have become excited, or from the incandescence of solid particles involved in the combustion process, such as the carbon particles from a candle.