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Adjective: flaming  fley-ming
  1. Very intense
    "flaming passions";
    - fiery
     
  2. Informal intensifier
    "what a flaming nuisance"; "you flaming idiot";
    - bally [Brit, informal], blinking [Brit, informal], bloody [Brit, informal], blooming [Brit, informal], crashing, freaking [informal], effing [Brit, informal]
Noun: flaming  fley-ming
  1. The process of combustion of flammable materials; produces heat, light, and (often) smoke
    - fire, flame
Verb: flame  fleym
  1. Shine with a sudden light
    "The night sky flamed with the massive bombardment";
    - flare
     
  2. Be in flames or aflame
    "The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset"
     
  3. Criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium
    "the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed"

Derived forms: flamings

See also: flame up, hot, unmitigated

Type of: beam, burn, burning, castigate, chasten, chastise, combust, combustion, correct, objurgate, shine

Encyclopedia: Flaming

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