ablaze (adv.)

late 14c., "on fire," from a "on" (see a- (1)) + blaze (n.).

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Definitions of ablaze from WordNet

ablaze (adj.)
lighted with red light as if with flames;
streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees
Synonyms: inflamed / reddened
ablaze (adj.)
lighted up by or as by fire or flame;
forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning
Synonyms: afire / aflame / aflare / alight / on fire
ablaze (adj.)
keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement; "his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram Stoker;
Synonyms: aflame / aroused
ablaze (adj.)
resembling flame in brilliance or color;
maple trees ablaze in autumn