Flame in a sentence

The word "flame" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of flame and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Flame

  • A stream of burning vapor or gas, emitting light and heat; darting or streaming fire; a blaze; a fire.
  • Burning zeal or passion; elevated and noble enthusiasm; glowing imagination; passionate excitement or anger.
  • Ardor of affection; the passion of love.
  • A person beloved; a sweetheart.
  • To burn with a flame or blaze; to burn as gas emitted from bodies in combustion; to blaze.
  • To burst forth like flame; to break out in violence of passion; to be kindled with zeal or ardor.
  • To kindle; to inflame; to excite.
  • the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
  • criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium
  • be in flames or aflame
  • shine with a sudden light

How to use flame in a sentence. Flame pronunciation.

The reddish flame from the fire lit up his face under the broad-brimmed hat.
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Speak, or by all the Flame and Fire of Hell eternal; speak, or thou art dead.
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He had to run through the flames to get to the lake shore, and then we stood helpless and watched the devastation.
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It was wonderful to see with what fierce speed the tall sheet of flame traveled!
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Within half an hour all before us was a tossing, blinding tempest of flame!
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The Lady on her part observing the time as exactly, in being at the Window; and all those Amorous Salutations past between them, which the distance of the Place would admit; both of them wishing with Equal desire, for an opportunity to quench their mutual Flames.
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In an instant a great flame shot up half way to the ceiling.
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Before a flame could reach the window he had rent down the flimsy curtains and flung them outside.
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The hose was brought into play, and in no great time the last flame had flickered out amid a deluge.
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The fiery passion, the boundless aspiration of the Cossack, animates the stories of Gogol with a veritable flame.
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But the smoke really rose from the flames of anger in his own heart, fanned by a woman's breath, who delighted to see her mild giant for once smite his enemies with all his force.
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The flame of his literary ambition was not quenched by the most abject poverty, nor by the death of those whom he loved most intensely.
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In the latter's darkest scenes the spiritual flame is never extinct.
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A portion of this time I felt as though in a furnace of fire; but amid the flames I realized the presence of the Son of God, who said, '_have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction_.' This for a time seemed an answer to my petition, and so thought it my life-work to suffer; for a while my faith became inactive, and I almost ceased praying for my health.
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The lantern tower was a blaze of light; and all this mass of brilliancy was surmounted by a tripod representing the altar of Hymen, from which shot tongues of flame, produced by bituminous materials.
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Just as the Emperor, who had been present at the fete for two or three hours, was about to retire, one of the curtains, blown by the breeze, took fire from the lights, which had been placed too near the windows, and was instantly in flames.
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Some persons made ineffectual efforts to extinguish the fire by tearing down the drapery and smothering the flames with their hands; but in the twinkling of an eye the curtains, papers, and garlands caught, and the wood-work began to burn.
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The sister-in-law of the Prince of Schwartzenberg, hearing from the burning hall cries which she thought were uttered by her eldest daughter, threw herself into the midst of the flames, and the floor, already nearly burned through, broke under her feet, and she disappeared.
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General Durosnel, whose wife fainted in the ball-room, threw himself in the midst of the flames, and reappeared immediately, bearing in his arms his precious burden.
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Suddenly, at the signal of a gun fired from the admiral's vessel, all the vessels sent forth at once tongues of flame, and it seemed as if the most brilliant day succeeded to the darkest night, outlining magnificently those imposing masses reflected in the water of the sea as in a glass.
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Examples of Flame

Example #1
His head, slightly bowed, was thrust forward to the dusk.
Example #2
David was standing by the brazier, his hand held unconsciously over the coals, his eyes turned towards them.
Example #3
In the 'Inconstant', or the 'Way to Win him. 1702'.
Example #4
There he goes I'faith; he seem'd as if he had a Qualm just now; but he never goes without a Dram of Conscience-water about him to set Matters right again.
Example #5
The ground was deeply carpeted with dry pine-needles, and the fire touched them off as if they were gunpowder.
Example #6
Johnny was on the other side of it.