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English

Etymology

From Middle English flaumbe, from Old French flambe, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] flamma.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
flame

Plural
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  1. The visible part of fire.
  2. A romantic partner or lover in usually short-lived but passionate affair.
  3. (Internet) Intentionally insulting criticism or remark meant to incite anger.
  4. (color) a brilliant reddish orange-gold colour, like that of a flame.
    flame colour:   

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Verb

Infinitive
to flame

Third person singular
flam

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to flame (third-person singular simple present flam, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To produce flames.
  2. (Internet) To post a destructively critical or abusive message, especially to provoke dissent or controversy

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Adjective

flame (not comparable)

Positive
flame

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (color) of a brilliant reddish orange-gold colour, like that of a flame.

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