Definition of ablaze


  • keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement; - Bram Stoker; "his face all ablaze with excitement", "he was aflame with desire". Synonyms: aflame, aroused.
  • lighted up by or as by fire or flame; "forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning", "even the car's tires were aflame", "a night aflare with fireworks", "candles alight on the tables", "houses on fire". Synonyms: afire, aflame, aflare, alight, on fire.
  • resembling flame in brilliance or color; "maple trees ablaze in autumn".
  • lighted with red light as if with flames; "streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees", "the inflamed clouds at sunset", "reddened faces around the campfire". Synonyms: inflamed, reddened.

Words nearby ablaze

ablate, blaze.

Rhymes with ablaze

amaze, appraise, baize, bayes, blase, blaze, braise, chaise, craze, dais, days, daze, faze, gaze, glaze, graze, hayes, hays, haze, lyonnais.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • ablaze is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 17 points
  • ablaze is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 17 points
  • ablaze is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 19 points
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