Definition of afire
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Then, over the next two months, as he bought a couple of hundred more, he watched the stock price blow up, setting markets afire with controversy and inducing one of the most dramatic short-squeezes in history.A Reddit user on what it’s like to be part of “the mother of all short squeezes”|Samanth Subramanian|January 28, 2021|Quartz
The bodies had been piled onto dry branches and logs, doused in gasoline, and set afire.
The blogosphere is afire with outrage: A rich do-nothing given probation for raping his three-year-old daughter!
TVs and DVDs and CDs were piled in the street and set afire.Who Is Fazlullah? The Pakistani Mullah Who Targeted Malala|Michael Daly|November 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Twitter is afire with thoughts on the Woodward-Politico-Gene Sperling imbroglio.Bob Woodward and Politico and the Worst of Washington|Michael Tomasky|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Most of the cars were set afire in carports or underground parking structures.Los Angeles Fires: Officials Race to Identify the Arsonist|Christine Pelisek|December 31, 2011|DAILY BEAST
I also found the camp and the country round about burning, the said Ygolotes having set it afire only a short time before.
The insult that mademoiselle might overlook might even not have fully understood—set him afire with indignation for her sake.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The room should be moist with steam when the sulphur is set afire so that the fumes will act effectually.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
On the floor he spread a lot of wet oakum wads to prevent the splashing of the metal setting the floor afire.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
As supper-time came, they set this heap afire and let it burn for an hour or two, until the great flat ledge was at a white heat.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith