Translation of ablaze in Spanish:

ablaze

Pronunciation: /əˈbleɪz/

adjective/adjetivo

  • (predicative/predicativo) to be ablaze arder, estar* en llamas to set sth ablaze prenderle fuego a algoto be ablaze with sth her eyes were ablaze with indignation tenía los ojos encendidos de indignación, los ojos le brillaban de indignación he was ablaze with passion ardía de pasión the street was ablaze with light and color la calle resplandecía de luz y color
    More example sentences
    • Dozens of town and cities were affected with nearly 9,000 cars set ablaze and more than 3,000 people arrested.
    • Terrorists also set ablaze several residences.
    • The fire crew had been called to the woodland at 9.25 pm following reports of rubbish and debris being piled up and set ablaze.

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