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ablaze

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The happy think a lifetime short, but to the unhappy one night can be an eternity.
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Etymology

Prefix a- + blaze.

Pronunciation

Adjective

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  1. On fire; in a blaze, gleaming.
    All ablaze with crimson and gold. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  2. In a state of glowing excitement or ardent desire.
    The young Cambridge democrats were all ablaze to assist Torrijos. -Thomas Carlyle

Translations

Adverb

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Positive
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  1. On fire; in a blaze, gleaming.
  2. In a state of glowing excitement or ardent desire.

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