Blazing vs Afire - What's the difference?

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Blazing is a related term of afire.

As adjectives the difference between blazing and afire

is that blazing is very fast while afire is on fire.

As a verb blazing

is .

As a noun blazing

is the act of something that blazes or burns.




  • Adjective

  • Very fast.
  • (sarcastically) Very slow.
  • Garden snails move at a blazing speed of about .03 miles per hour.
  • (slang, of a person) Sexually attractive.
  • The actress, with her perfectly-curved body, was simply blazing in her new movie!
  • Of tremendous intensity or fervor; white-hot.
  • It was a performance of blazing ferocity.
  • (colloquial) Exceedingly angry.
  • I've became so blazing that I can't control myself properly


    (en noun)
  • The act of something that blazes or burns.
  • the blazings of many fires




    (en adjective)
  • on fire
  • :* {{quote-book
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