Definitions of flame

  1. the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and ( often) smoke; " fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
  2. shine with a sudden light; " The night sky flared with the massive bombardment"
  3. criticize harshly, on the e- mail
  4. be in flames or aflame; " The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset"
  5. A stream of burning vapor or gas, emitting light and heat; darting or streaming fire; a blaze; a fire.
  6. Burning zeal or passion; elevated and noble enthusiasm; glowing imagination; passionate excitement or anger.
  7. Ardor of affection; the passion of love.
  8. A person beloved; a sweetheart.
  9. To burn with a flame or blaze; to burn as gas emitted from bodies in combustion; to blaze.
  10. To burst forth like flame; to break out in violence of passion; to be kindled with zeal or ardor.
  11. To kindle; to inflame; to excite.
  12. To inflame; to excite.
  13. A burning gas or vapor; ardor; glow of imagination; excitement; a sweetheart.
  14. To burst into flame; blaze.
  15. The gleam or blaze of a fire; rage; ardor of temper; vigor of thought; warmth of affection; love.
  16. To burn as flame; to break out in passion.
  18. Burning gas; blaze; ardor; passion.
  19. To blaze; shine like fire; burst into passion.
  20. To Blaze; shine like a flame; flash.
  21. To burst forth, as in violence of passion.
  22. A stream of vapor or gas made luminous by heat; a blaze.
  23. Excitement, as from rage, strife, or passion; an ardent affection; passionate love.
  24. Vapour in combustion, glowing with light and heat; fire in general; heat or bluze of passion or excitement; violent contention; ardour of temper; glow of imagination; vigour of thought; warmth of affection; one beloved.
  25. To blaze; to shine like burning gas; to break out in violence of passion.
  26. A blaze; fire in general; combustion of gas or vapour; heat of passion; warmth of affection; love; violence; one beloved.
  27. To blaze; to burn, as a gas; to break out into violence.

Antonyms for flame

extinguish, put out, smother, stifle, subdue, cool.

Quotes of flame

  1. Young love is a flame very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep -burning, unquenchable. – Henry Ward Beecher
  2. A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart. – Hal Borland
  3. The very existence of flame -throwers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done. – George Carlin
  4. The generous abundance of her passion, without guile or trickery, was like a white flame which penetrated and found response in depths of his own sensuous nature that had never yet been reached. – Kate Chopin
  5. All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed His sacred flame – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  6. The firmest of friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame – Charles Caleb Colton
  7. The reflection of the flame in the glass seems to be touching the hand. And you feel the helpless fear of these dismembered parts. This sort of thing can hardly be visualized at the script stage. – Terence Fisher
  8. Since love first made the breast an instrument Of fierce lamenting, by its flame my heart Was molten to a mirror, like a rose I pluck my breast apart, that I may hang This mirror in your sight. – Muhammad Iqbal
  9. Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart. – Washington Irving
  10. In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. – Albert Schweitzer
  11. Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light. – Albert Schweitzer
  12. Happiness consumes itself like a flame It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak. – August Strindberg
  13. The spread of civilisation may be likened to a fire; first, a feeble spark, next a flickering flame then a mighty blaze, ever increasing in speed and power. – Nikola Tesla
  14. Talent is a flame Genius is a fire. – Bern Williams
  15. Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame – William Butler Yeats

Usage examples for flame

  1. Then, at length, he fixed full upon me a glance that burned like a flame – The Master of the World by Jules Verne
  2. The flame died out of her voice leaving it tender and passionate. – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  3. " Look at the flame said Ian. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  4. Polly watched the red flame up in the thoughtful face beside her, and in that moment Polly grew wise. – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  5. For one brief moment his face lighted up as with a hidden flame then instantly it changed. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  6. " The fires of the mountain must perish," he said, " but you little, gentle flame shall have wings and fly far away from the cruel fires, and all my children will love you as I do." – The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook
  7. Nay, shrink not; that flame will not burn thee. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  8. Figures in Karvall black and flame yellow appeared across the terrace. – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  9. Can the flame of the heart die in the flame of the funeral pile?" – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  10. That he could burst into flame if occasion required, she was convinced. – A Maid of the Silver Sea by John Oxenham
  11. Their pattern danced in flame – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  12. And the flame responded. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. " An old flame of mine," Lato murmurs. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  14. It is not good fire- wood; there is plenty of flame and smoke, but little heat. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  15. The high flame of the forge shone full on his face. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  16. You've got time now to light it and nurse th' flame up so's it won't need watchin'- an' not miss things that go by in th' dark. – "I Conquered" by Harold Titus
  17. Now she had all but thrown herself at his feet- and he had turned away to this flame haired, vivid girl whom he had not known as many months! – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  18. This strange dark beauty flashed flame about it. – Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood
  19. A flame shot up. – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  20. Her eyes flame with joy. – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack

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