Flame Flame, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flaming}.] [OE. flamen, flaumben, F. flamber, OF. also, flamer. See {Flame}, n.] 1. To burn with a flame or blaze; to burn as gas emitted from bodies in combustion; to blaze. [1913 Webster]

The main blaze of it is past, but a small thing would make it flame again. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To burst forth like flame; to break out in violence of passion; to be kindled with zeal or ardor. [1913 Webster]

He flamed with indignation. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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