Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To blaze up; shoot up, as a flame.

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Examples

  • She flamed out at him in an upblaze of feminine ferocity.

    Brand Blotters

  • None the less her force, the upblaze of feminine energy in her, crowded the little storekeeper to the wall.

    Crooked Trails and Straight

  • America -- the thing most truly typical in a land where national types are sought for microscopically: wheel-horses who came at the party call; men who came in the temporary upblaze of enthusiastic patriotism, which is lighted with the opening of the campaign, and which goes out like a candle in a gust of wind the day after the election; men who came to applaud blindly, and a few who came to cavil and deride.

    The Grafters

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