1. fire, flame, flaming, combustion, burning

usage: the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke; "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"


1. flare, flame, shine, beam

usage: shine with a sudden light; "The night sky flared with the massive bombardment"

2. flame, burn, combust

usage: be in flames or aflame; "The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset"

3. flame, chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct

usage: criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium; "the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed"

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