aflame

Something that's aflame is on fire. You might accidentally set your marshmallow aflame when you're toasting it over a campfire.

Cherries jubilee is a dessert that's famous for being set aflame at the table, and a stray bolt of lightning can set the roof of a house aflame. In either case, something's burning. You can also use the word figuratively, to describe someone who's very excited: "He was aflame with enthusiasm when he learned there would be a new Harry Potter book." The Latin root of aflame is flamma, "blazing fire."

Definitions of aflame
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adj lighted up by or as by fire or flame

“even the car's tires were aflame
Synonyms:
ablaze, afire, aflare, alight, on fire
lighted, lit
set afire or burning

adj keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement

“he was aflame with desire”
Synonyms:
ablaze, aroused
passionate
having or expressing strong emotions

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