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A person with whom one is in love
“She kept inviting his old flame round to their house.”
A thing compared to a flame's ability to burn fiercely or be extinguished
“Now if any band are ready to make it they are, there is a flame burning inside them that no one is going to extinguish.”
A hot glowing body of ignited gas that is generated by something on fire
“A huge ball of flame.”
Insulting e-mail message
To shine with a bright harsh light
“Warm the whisky slightly, pour over the lobster, and flame it.”
Burn and give off flames
“A great fire flamed in an open fireplace.”
Shine or glow like a flame
“Come here at sunset, when the colours flame in red and orange, bold and beautiful.”
To develop suddenly and violently
“… my anger flamed when the usher told my friend to shut up.”
To shoot forth bursts of light
“… the actress's ruby necklace flamed dazzlingly under the bright lights.”
To produce flames
“Her face flamed a fiery red.”
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