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Set ablaze   /sɛt əblˈeɪz/   Listen
Set ablaze

verb
1.
Set fire to; cause to start burning.  Synonyms: set afire, set aflame, set on fire.






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"Set ablaze" Quotes from Famous Books



... more than was safe. My father got it next day from my mother for this; and so would I myself, but it was several days before I left my bed, completely knocked up as I was with the excitement and one thing or another. The bonfire, which was built to celebrate the election of Mr. Scrimgour, was set ablaze, though I did not see it, in honor of the election of the captain; it being thought a pity to lose it, as no doubt it would have been. That is about all I remember of the celebrated election of '32 when the Reform Bill ...
— Auld Licht Idyls • J.M. Barrie



Words linked to "Set ablaze" :   set on fire, combust, ignite, set afire, light, burn



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