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Definition of ablaze adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


/əˈbleɪz/ ablaze pronunciation American
[not before noun]
1 burning quickly and stronglyThe whole building was soon ablaze.Cars and buses were set ablaze during the riot.2 full of bright light or colorsThere were lights still ablaze as they drove up to the house. ablaze with somethingThe trees were ablaze with fall colors.3 ablaze (with something) full of strong emotion or excitementHe turned to her, his eyes ablaze with anger.