from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. On fire.
- adv. Intensely interested.
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- adj. on fire
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. On fire.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- On fire.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lighted up by or as by fire or flame
She cast him a sultry look that set his blood afire.
The bush is afire, Moses discovered, and took off his shoes to dance.
Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press BECKONING WARMTH: Pakistani children gathered to warm themselves at afire in a slum in Islamabad Friday.
A 26-year-old street vendor named Mohamed Bouazizi set himself afire in protest against corruption and harassment by police.
Now, hand me a glass of sweet tea Mr. Simpson and finish telling the story about how you "catched yourself afire" while welding stuff.
Manchuria is afire with labor strife because of the restructiruings.
The night of our birth, a thunderstorm had cracked a tree in the courtyard of the new church, setting the building afire until it was no more than a charred sliver of steeple and smoking pews.
Just dont catch yerself afire or steam soak your blanket in the process!!
When the Japanese heard that the American troops had landed on the Philippines and were moving to Mendoro, the Japanese guards told 137 of the POWs to get into a ditch, then the guards poured gasoline on them, set them afire and tossed in grenades massacring almost all of the men.
Martin, you jis 'tawk like a house afire; but you ain't got de show I has.'