- flam·ing·ly, adverb
- un·flam·ing, adjective
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How to use flaming in a sentence
When autumn rears its flaming head, the leaves surrounding the Blue Ridge Parkway turn to breathtaking shades of marigold and orange.
I cleared grass and removed all things flammable from around its walls while the flaming front of the Moose Fire roared down a hillside over my shoulder.At Glacier’s Edge, the Flames Have Always Come for My Family Cabin | jversteegh | August 20, 2021 | Outside Online
More specifically, I daydream about throwing an entire farmers market’s worth of produce onto a flaming grill.The Best Way to Enjoy Summer Produce Is Over the Grill | Aliza Abarbanel | June 11, 2021 | Eater
Seeing a flaming human skull is intense beyond your wildest flights of imagination.
It was through one of those that a fuel tanker spilled its flaming contents into the river after a road accident on August 25, 2020.
“We know the outbreak is still flaming strongly in western Sierra Leone and some parts of the interior of Guinea,” said Nabarro.Jail Threats for Sierra Leone Ebola Victims’ Families | Abby Haglage | December 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He circled around to the North Tower and saw what he at first took to be clothing tossed from the flaming heights.
It was a terrifying bombardment of rocks, palm trunks and flaming naphtha.In Threatening Baghdad, Militants Seek to Undo 800 Years of History | Justin Marozzi | August 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I saw some fun photos online of you and Nicholas Hoult doing flaming shots.James McAvoy on ‘Filth,’ His Wild Bachelor Party, and BB Gun Fights with Jennifer Lawrence | Marlow Stern | May 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Frank Ocean, Kanye West, and the flaming Lips (along with many others) will be in attendance from June 12 to 15.
The electric wires got out of working order, and the city was lighted only by the glare of the flaming buildings.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
The whole is enclosed by a low brick wall, topped by iron railings painted flaming red.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Sometimes they were conceived as flaming swords; their forms, indeed, lend themselves to this imagining.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
He made no attempt to detain Jessie, who passed down the street with her cheeks flaming.The Weight of the Crown | Fred M. White
The men at the station came out with flaming torches—awful-looking fellows indeed!Little Travels and Roadside Sketches | William Makepeace Thackeray
British Dictionary definitions for flaming
burning with or emitting flames
glowing brightly; brilliant
intense or ardent; vehement; passionate: a flaming temper
informal (intensifier): you flaming idiot
an obsolete word for flagrant
- flamingly, adverb
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