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Another word for flame

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Noun
  1. The visible signs of combustion

    See also:

    hot

Verb
  1. To undergo combustion

    See also:

    hot

Another word for flame

Verb

Synonym Study

  • Glare implies a steady, unpleasantly bright light the glare of a bare light bulb
  • Glow suggests a steady, warm, subdued light without flame or blaze the glow of burning embers
  • Flare implies a sudden, bright, unsteady light shooting up into darkness the flare of a torch
  • Flicker suggests an unsteady, fluttering flame, esp. one that is dying out the last flicker of his oil lamp
  • Blaze suggests a hot, intensely bright, relatively large and steady fire a roaring blaze in the hearth
  • Flame generally refers to a single, shimmering, tonguelike emanation of burning gas the flame of a candle