Afire vs Flammable - What's the difference?

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Afire is a related term of flammable.


As adjectives the difference between afire and flammable

is that afire is on fire while flammable is capable of burning, especially a liquid.

As a noun flammable is

any flammable substance.

afire

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • on fire
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    flammable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Capable of burning, especially a liquid.
  • Easily set on fire.
  • Subject to easy ignition and rapid flaming combustion.
  • Synonyms

    * inflammable

    Antonyms

    * non-flammable, nonflammable

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any flammable substance.