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  • adjective Cooked or seared over open flames.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to an undulating pattern of wood grain, which resembles flames.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of flame.


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  • If you start the thread the probability of getting flamed is higher.

    Mexico and violence 2006

  • All the public were interested in the case, and in the Welsh townships and villages his name flamed out like a beacon.

    Lloyd George The Man and His Story Frank Dilnot

  • The titles flamed; flags of strange battles; signals of strange ships; challenging, enticing to the dangerous adventure.

    Mary Olivier: a Life May Sinclair 1904

  • —Far back in the psalm, that is, close at the beginning, another word flamed up before her in a sudden illumination: a word she had read and reread, but now it stopped her short.

    The Gold of Chickaree Susan Warner 1852

  • a very little thing to stir her after all that had been done, but the use of her name flamed the anger that had been almost swamped in fear.

    The Sheik

  • I even get flamed from the podium at conferences where I’m not allowed to speak.

    A rambler on flaming in the blogosphere « Scripting News Annex 2006

  • And while I understand that some lurkers don't post for fear of being flamed, that is not a problem for me - I can give as good as I get.

    Who's On Line and Why Do They not Post? 2005

  • Margot flamed with indignation, but before the angry words had time to form themselves on her lips, the thought occurred that after all the help vouchsafed to her had been no pretence, but a very substantial reality.

    Big Game A Story for Girls George de Horne Vaizey 1887

  • But the same quality that sustains the secluded farmer and his household in the hills supported the timid tiller of the first garden as the sword flamed behind him over the closing gate of Eden.

    From the Easy Chair — Volume 01 George William Curtis 1858

  • But until some high-profile titles flamed out this year, it was still possible to deny what was increasingly obvious to many.

    Canada Free Press 2009


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