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- n. the light provided by a burning candle
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Before it had reached him, though, it simply disappeared like a candle flame pinched out with spittled finger and thumb.
I watched his face while he said Mercier's name and saw something flicker, like a candle flame suddenly exposed to a draft.
His conical skirt looked like a giant extinguisher and Camilla in her flame-coloured coat like a small candle flame beside him.
The candle flame glowed in them, giving his face a devilish cast, one the lean, harsh planes, wide brow and bladelike nose, and the tumbling locks of his thick black hair only emphasized.