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Afire appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Set afire, Con, I, HR wonk, know rhinoceri fates.
  • Nets afire, monomania trucks a maddened damask curtain, a monomer I fasten.
  • Nets afire, monomania truces abate; so to set a base curtain, a monomer I fasten.
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Definition of the adjective afire

What does afire mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. lighted up by or as by fire or flame
    • example: forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning
    • adjective position: predicative adjective (it occurs after a verb that follows the noun)
    • synonyms of afire: ablaze / aflame / aflare / alight / on fire
    • similar: lighted / lit

Alternative definition of the adjective afire


  1. On fire.

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Google previewRSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary (2012)

by RSMeans

Class Afire Afire ...

Google previewDictionary of the Alabama Language (1993)

by Cora Sylestine, Heather K. Hardy, Timothy Montler

afire to have been lit, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Civil War Shipwrecks (2008)

by W. Craig Gaines

Was set afire by its crew at the Battle of the Forts on April 24, 1862. ( ORN ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Rhyming Slang (2013)

by Julian Franklyn

afire«is. not sufficiently explanatory. Further, one-word definitions aremisleading when applied torhyming slangterms that are subject to abbreviation, and that phenomenon in itselfcould form thesubject of a thesis, but whether inthe department ...

Google previewMiddle English Dictionary (1956)

by Hans Kurath

encens upon hire auter sette afire. cl430(cl386) ...

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If your neighbor's house is afire, fetch water to save your own.
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Scrabble value of A1F4I1R1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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