Afire - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈfaɪr|  American pronunciation of the word afire
Brit.  |əˈfʌɪə|  British pronunciation of the word afire

adjective

- lighted up by or as by fire or flame(syn: ablaze, aflame, aflare, alight)

forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning

Examples

One of the boats had been set afire.

forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning

...some cold-blooded rascal had set the barn afire, killing all of the horses...

focused light rays can set something afire

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