Afire vs Shining - What's the difference?
| Related terms
Afire is a related term of shining.
As adjectives the difference between afire and shining
is that afire
is on fire while shining
is emitting light.
As a verb shining is
As a noun shining is
a bright emission of light; a gleam.
, author=Edgar Rice Burroughs
, title=The Chessmen of Mars
, publisher=The Gutenberg Project
, passage=… if I were a young man I should doubtless be willing to set all Barsoom afire
to win you,…
Mr. Pratt's Patients
, passage='Twas early June, the new grass was flourishing everywheres, the posies in the yard—peonies and such—in full bloom, the sun was shining
, and the water of the bay was blue, with light green streaks where the shoal showed.}}
Having a high polish or sheen.
Having exceptional merit.
A bright emission of light; a gleam.