Definitions

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  • adverb Flaring

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air
  • adjective lighted up by or as by fire or flame

Etymologies

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a- +‎ flare

Examples

  • Upwards, now, in silence, the two men climbed until at last they reached a corridor which was aflare with dancing torchlight.

    The Weird of the White Wolf

  • Upwards, now, in silence, the two men climbed until at last they reached a corridor which was aflare with dancing torchlight.

    The Weird Of The White Wolf

  • He used to tell me about how you two used to go down to the harbor and watch the big liners come in at night, all aflare with lights through the Golden Gate.

    Three Soldiers

  • From the town below, where here and there a window went suddenly aflare with the reflection of the sunset-light, there drifted up to them the faint, clear call of a bugle.

    A Tall Ship On Other Naval Occasions

  • Hearts and torches all aflare, frame on frame of laces,

    The Old Road to Paradise

  • As I transplant my young hollyhocks, I see them, not little round-leaved bunches in my hand, but tall and stately, aflare with colors — yellows, whites, pinks.

    More Jonathan Papers

  • After watching Richard with the anxious sympathy of one ineffectual for another, it said: "Let me," and kindly breathed out a little flame, which set the packet aflare for a moment.

    Living Alone

  • Morning dawned, aflare with light and color, as only a June morning in that semitropic wilderness could glow.

    Darkness and Dawn

  • A tiny blaze appeared and rapidly grew until the surrounding forest was aflare.

    The Drama of the Forests Romance and Adventure

  • All the earth spirits leapt up with flaming torches and the whole land was aflare.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

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