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Synonyms for flame
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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flame

    To burn is to subject to the action of fire, or of intense heat so as to effect either partial change or complete combustion; as, to burn wood in the fire; to burn one's hand on a hot stove; the sun burns the face. One brands with a hot iron, but cauterizes with some corrosive substance, as silver nitrate. Cremate is now used specifically for consuming a dead body by intense heat. To incinerate is to reduce to ashes; the sense differs little from that of cremate, but it is in less popular use. To kindle is to set on fire, as if with a candle; ignite is the more learned and scientific word for the same thing, extending even to the heating of metals to a state of incandescence without burning. To scorch and to singe are superficial, and to char usually so. Both kindle and burn have an extensive figurative use; as, to kindle strife; to burn with wrath, love, devotion, curiosity. Compare LIGHT.

    Synonyms:
    blaze, brand, burn, cauterize, char, consume, cremate, flash, ignite, incinerate, kindle, scorch, set fire to, set on fire, singe

    Antonyms:
    cool, extinguish, put out, smother, stifle, subdue

    Preposition:
    To burn in the fire, burn with fire; burn to the ground, burn to ashes; burn through the skin, or the roof; burn into the soil, etc.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fire, flame, flamingverb

    the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke

    "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"

    Synonyms:
    fire, fervidness, fervour, ardor, attack, blast, flaming, flak, fervor, firing, fervency, flack, ardour

  2. flare, flameverb

    shine with a sudden light

    "The night sky flared with the massive bombardment"

    Synonyms:
    flame up, irrupt, erupt, flare up, burn up, flare, blaze up, break open, burst out, flare out

  3. flameverb

    be in flames or aflame

    "The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset"

    Synonyms:
    flare

  4. flameverb

    criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium

    "the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed"

    Synonyms:
    flare

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flamenoun

    Synonyms:
    blaze, burning vapor

  2. flamenoun

    Synonyms:
    fire

  3. flamenoun

    Synonyms:
    ardor, fervor, fervency, warmth, enthusiasm

  4. flamenoun

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] love, sweetheart

  5. flameverb

    Synonyms:
    blaze

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flamenoun

    Synonyms:
    blaze, fire, love, sweetheart

    Associated words:
    lambent, flamineous, flammiferous, flammivomous, flambage

  2. flameverb

    Synonyms:
    blaze

    Antonyms:
    smolder

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flame":

    torch, flames, fire, shula, shola, retardant, romance, inflammation, blaze, llamas

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Flame":

    Alicia Vickers, Marcus T.W. Gray

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How to use flame in a sentence?

  1. Jackson Arnold:

    I was in my room, and the fire alarm goes off. I go to open my door and the sign is on fire, so it was pretty small flame I blew it out and left, i was feeling pretty mad, pissed off, I guess it was less of a scared feeling and more angry.

  2. Luis Buñuel:

    If alcohol is queen, then tobacco is her consort. It's a fond companion for all occasions, a loyal friend through fair weather and foul. People smoke to celebrate a happy moment, or to hide a bitter regret. Whether you're alone or with friends, it's a joy for all the senses. What lovelier sight is there than that double row of white cigarettes, lined up like soldiers on parade and wrapped in silver paper? I love to touch the pack in my pocket, open it, savor the feel of the cigarette between my fingers, the paper on my lips, the taste of tobacco on my tongue. I love to watch the flame spurt up, love to watch it come closer and closer, filling me with its warmth.

  3. Washington Irving:

    Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.

  4. Henry James, "The Ambassadors", Book Ninth, Chapter 2:

    She had fortunately always her appetite for news. The pure flame of the disinterested burned in her cave of treasures as a lamp in a Byzantine vault.

  5. Albert Schweitzer:

    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.


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