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flaming sword

noun
1.
a cultivated bromeliad, Vriesea splendens, native to French Guiana, having long, red bracts and yellow flowers.
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  • The dark woman in the doorway was as effectual as an angel with a flaming sword.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • May there never be an angel with a flaming sword to keep the gate against you.

    The Call of the Blood

    Robert Smythe Hichens
  • With his falcon's eyes he saw the gleam of Surtur's flaming sword.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • Then the flaming sword of some angel divided them, and they fell in love with each other.

    What I Saw in America G. K. Chesterton
  • God had sent an angel of vengeance with a flaming sword for their undoing.

  • She had grown terrible to him, appalling, like the angel with the flaming sword.

    Madonna Mary Mrs. Oliphant
  • The entrance to the Southland was guarded by a flaming sword.

    The Christ John Eleazer Remsburg
  • Frey shall fall before Swart, the giant with the flaming sword.

    Evolution in Art Alfred C. Haddon
  • You stepped before me like the avenging angel with the flaming sword.

    Goethe and Schiller L. Mhlbach
  • Mrs. Starling was, in this case, the angel of the flaming sword.

    John Marvel, Assistant Thomas Nelson Page

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