Synonyms of 'afire'
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He was so excited he could hardly speak.
A fervent person has or shows strong feelings about something, and is very sincere and enthusiastic about it.
a fervent admirer of her work
An impassioned speech or piece of writing is one in which someone expresses their strong feelings about an issue in a forceful way.
He made an impassioned appeal for peace.
Thesaurus for afire from the Collins English Thesaurus
If something is afire or is set afire , it is on fire or looks as if it is on fire.