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emblaze

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[ em-bleyz ]
/ ɛmˈbleɪz /
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verb (used with object), em·blazed, em·blaz·ing.
to illuminate, as by a blaze.
to kindle.
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Origin of emblaze

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First recorded in 1515–25; em-1 + blaze1

OTHER WORDS FROM emblaze

em·blaz·er, noun

Other definitions for emblaze (2 of 2)

emblaze2
[ em-bleyz ]
/ ɛmˈbleɪz /

verb (used with object), em·blazed, em·blaz·ing.Archaic.
to emblazon.

Origin of emblaze

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First recorded in 1625–35

OTHER WORDS FROM emblaze

em·blaz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for emblaze

emblaze
/ (ɪmˈbleɪz) /

verb (tr) archaic
to cause to light up; illuminate
to set fire to
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