Definition of 'ablaze'
Example sentences containing 'ablaze'
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Virginia creeper is at its most spectacular, with whole walls on some buildings ablaze with red. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A second car belonging to their son was drenched in petrol but not set ablaze. The Sun (2016)Onlookers said the wood and brick building was ablaze in minutes. The Sun (2008)They lay still and watched as the rebels set the house ablaze. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Witnesses reported seeing her car ablaze and firefighters were unable to save her. The Sun (2010)They were ablaze with colour all summer. The Sun (2012)But what do you call a dark age that is ablaze with light? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It destroyed properties including a mosque and set shops and buildings ablaze. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Her body was then wrapped in tarpaulin and driven away before being set ablaze inside the car. The Sun (2014)There are new plants and beds ablaze with colour. The Sun (2013)And that means space should be ablaze with light. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Others were set ablaze or had their roofs blown off. Times, Sunday Times (2014)An attempt had been made to set the room ablaze. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But only two people were hurt as he set a car ablaze then triggered explosives strapped to his body. The Sun (2010)She logged on and saw a gang setting it ablaze in a field and whooping as it burst into flames. The Sun (2007)His eyes were so ablaze, he hardly heard me. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The cities of the South are ablaze with electric light. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Women wailed and cried, shops and cars were ablaze. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He stepped into the nave, which was ablaze with light from thousands of candles. The Broken God (1993)Thousands of extra police were drafted in as shops were looted, cars torched and buildings set ablaze. The Sun (2011)The building was set ablaze in an apparent attempt to destroy evidence that could condemn a former mayor of involvement in a payroll scandal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nature notes Most of the larger trees are still fairly green, but there is one small tree that is ablaze with colour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Used Occasionally. ablaze is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'ablaze'
British English: ablaze ADJECTIVE
Something that is ablaze is burning very fiercely.
Shops, houses, and vehicles were set ablaze.
Definition of ablaze from the Collins English Dictionary
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