Afire vs Igneous - What's the difference?

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Afire is a related term of igneous.


As adjectives the difference between afire and igneous

is that afire is on fire while igneous is pertaining to, having the nature of fire; containing fire; resembling fire; as, an igneous appearance.

afire

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • on fire
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    igneous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pertaining to, having the nature of fire; containing fire; resembling fire; as, an igneous appearance
  • (geology) Resulting from, or produced by, the action of great heat; with rocks, it could also mean formed from lava/magma; as, granite and basalt are igneous rocks