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  • v. Present participle of blaze.
  • adj. Very fast.
  • adj. Very slow.
  • adj. Sexually attractive.
  • adj. Of tremendous intensity or fervor; white-hot.
  • adj. Exceedingly angry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Burning with a blaze.

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

  • adj. shining intensely
  • adj. without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
  • n. a strong flame that burns brightly


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  • The wolf looking out through human eyes with quiet blazing animal alertness. From "The Last Werewolf" by Glen Duncan.

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