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1. flame

noun. ['ˈfleɪm'] the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke.

Synonyms

  • combustion
  • blaze
  • burning
  • flare
  • ignition
  • flaming
  • blazing

Antonyms

  • hire
  • dullness
  • unimportant
  • narrow

Etymology

  • flaume (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Flame

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  • sejm
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Example sentences of the word flame


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you have a choice, use the open flame of a grill instead of the oven.

Quotes containing the word flame


1. My politics of optimism and hope still casts its lot with the Democrats - in the optimistic hope that the dying embers of its status as the party of our better angels, one that took risks for social justice, can still be fanned into a flame. But I'm an old man, born in 1969.
- Rick Perlstein

2. The point about hope is that it is something that occurs in very dark moments. It is like a flame in the darkness; it isn't like a confidence and a promise.
- John Berger

3. In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
- Albert Schweitzer

2. flame-coloured

adjective. having the brilliant orange-red color of flames.

Synonyms

  • coloured
  • colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural
  • impartial

3. flame-orange

adjective. of orange tinged with red.

Synonyms

  • red-orange
  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white
  • blue-gray

4. flame-flower

noun. plant with fleshy roots and erect stems with narrow succulent leaves and one reddish-orange flower in each upper leaf axil; southwestern United States; Indians once cooked the fleshy roots.

Synonyms

  • narrow-leaved flame flower
  • rock pink
  • spiny talinum
  • Talinum
  • genus Talinum
  • Talinum aurantiacum
  • wildflower
  • Talinum augustissimum
  • flame flower
  • flameflower
  • pigmy talinum
  • Talinum calycinum
  • Talinum brevifolium
  • wild flower
  • Talinum spinescens
  • jewels-of-opar

5. flame-out

noun. a complete or conspicuous failure.

Antonyms

  • victory

6. flame-out

noun. the failure of a jet engine caused by an interruption of the fuel supply or by faulty combustion.

Synonyms

  • power outage

Antonyms

  • passing
  • achiever

7. flame-retardant

adjective. resistant to catching fire.

Synonyms

  • incombustible
  • flameproof

Antonyms

  • comburent
  • inflammable
  • ignescent

8. flame

verb. ['ˈfleɪm'] criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium.

Synonyms

  • chastise
  • objurgate
  • chasten
  • correct

Antonyms

  • cold
  • dull
  • concealed
  • pressurize

Etymology

  • flaume (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. flame

verb. ['ˈfleɪm'] be in flames or aflame.

Synonyms

  • combust

Antonyms

  • pressurise
  • depressurize

Etymology

  • flaume (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. flame

verb. ['ˈfleɪm'] shine with a sudden light.

Synonyms

  • flare
  • shine

Antonyms

  • blur
  • desynchronise
  • unbalance

Etymology

  • flaume (Middle English (1100-1500))
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