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Any very bright, often hot, light or glare
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  1. Any very bright, often hot, light or glare
  2. A bright or steady light or glare:
  3. A brightness; vivid display; flash
(Medicine) An area of redness on the skin surrounding the primary site of infection or irritation.
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  1. (Medicine) An area of redness on the skin surrounding the primary site of infection or irritation.
  2. A bright, unsteady blaze of light lasting only a little while; outburst of flame
  3. (Photog.) A foggy spot on film, caused by a reflection of light from the lens
A glowing bit of matter, esp. one thrown off by a fire
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  1. A glowing bit of matter, esp. one thrown off by a fire
  2. Any flash or sparkle of light like this
  3. (Elec.) A very brief flash of light accompanying an electric discharge through air or some other insulating material, as between the electrodes of a spark plug
A sudden, brief, intense display of light.
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  1. A sudden, brief, intense display of light.
  2. A sudden perception:
  3. Instantaneous illumination for photography:
A smooth, bright, glassy surface, as of ice
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  1. A smooth, bright, glassy surface, as of ice
  2. A too bright or dazzling display
  3. An intense, blinding light:
A steady, even light without flame or blaze
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  1. A steady, even light without flame or blaze
  2. A light produced by a body heated to luminosity; incandescence.
  3. Brilliance or warmth of color, especially redness:
A brief, faint manifestation or trace, as of hope, understanding, etc.
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  1. A brief, faint manifestation or trace, as of hope, understanding, etc.
  2. A brief or dim indication; a trace:
  3. A brief beam or flash of light:
Any of various visual effects, as a fluctuation in brightness on a video screen or in the clarity of the image being projected on a film screen
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  1. Any of various visual effects, as a fluctuation in brightness on a video screen or in the clarity of the image being projected on a film screen
  2. A look or feeling that comes and goes quickly
  3. A dart of flame or light, as in a flickering fire
A sweetheart who is a boy or man
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  1. A sweetheart who is a boy or man
  2. A boy who is one's friend
  3. A male companion or friend with whom one has a sexual or romantic relationship.
A girl who is someone's friend
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  1. A girl who is someone's friend
  2. A female companion or friend with whom one has a sexual or romantic relationship.
  3. A woman friend of a woman
A sweetheart.
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  1. A sweetheart.
  2. A person who is the object of popular romantic infatuation or desire. Usually used of men.
  3. A person, usually a young man, renowned for inspiring feelings of romantic infatuation
A male given name used since mid-twentieth century.
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  1. A male given name used since mid-twentieth century.
  2. (Old-fashioned) The sweetheart or courter of a woman or girl
  3. A male companion or friend with whom one has a sexual or romantic relationship.
To be resplendent:
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  1. To be resplendent:
  2. To burn with a bright flame.
  3. To give off a strong, vivid light; shine very brightly; glare
To remove electrons from (an atom or ion)
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  1. To remove electrons from (an atom or ion)
  2. To coat with oxide.
  3. To unite with oxygen, as in burning or rusting
Any very bright, often hot, light or glare
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  1. Any very bright, often hot, light or glare
  2. A brilliant mass or burst of flame; strongly burning fire
  3. A destructive fire.
A large destructive fire.
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  1. A large destructive fire.
  2. A big, destructive fire
A rapid, persistent chemical change that releases heat and light and is accompanied by flame, especially the exothermic oxidation of a combustible substance:
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  1. A rapid, persistent chemical change that releases heat and light and is accompanied by flame, especially the exothermic oxidation of a combustible substance:
  2. The discharge of firearms or artillery:
  3. Liveliness and vivacity of imagination; brilliance:
A sudden, brief outburst of anger, trouble, etc.
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  1. A sudden, brief outburst of anger, trouble, etc.
  2. A sudden outbreak of flame or light:
  3. A sudden outbreak, outburst or eruption (originally of flame, but now used more generally of any violent activity)
To give off a strong, vivid light; shine very brightly; glare
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  1. To give off a strong, vivid light; shine very brightly; glare
  2. To burn with a bright flame.
  3. To burn rapidly or brightly; flame
To execute or kill with fire:
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  1. To execute or kill with fire:
  2. To be very eager:
  3. To harden or impart a finish to by subjecting to intense heat; fire:
To catch fire; burst into flame:
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  1. To catch fire; burst into flame:
  2. To undergo combustion; burn:
  3. To cause to burn; ignite.
To expand or open outward in shape:
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  1. To expand or open outward in shape:
  2. To become suddenly angry. Used with up :
  3. To burn unsteadily, as a flame whipped about by the wind

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
Find another word for flame. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for flame, like: blaze, flare, spark, flash, glare, glow, gleam, flicker, boyfriend, girlfriend and heartthrob.