Afire vs Flickering - What's the difference?

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Afire is a related term of flickering.


As an adjective afire

is on fire.

As a verb flickering is

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As a noun flickering is

a short, uncertain burst.

afire

English

Adjective

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

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A short, uncertain burst.
  • Even after the acrimonious breakup, she still felt flickerings of love for him.