Definition of 'afire'
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All Danlo's senses were afire, and he became aware of ten different tracks of conversation, all at once. THE BROKEN GOD (2002)We are afire with our possibilities, with what we might become. THE BROKEN GOD (2002)For this victim's face had been burned beyond recognition, and his fingertips had been dipped in gasoline and set afire as well. THE SERPENT'S MARK (2002)
The strangers warned Omimo and his army clearly to withdraw, sending lightning over their heads that set distant trees afire. THE BIRTHDAY OF THE WORLD (2002)
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Used Occasionally. afire is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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