(1) The process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
"Fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
(2) Criticize harshly, on the e-mail
(3) Be in flames or aflame
"The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset"
(4) Shine with a sudden light
"The night sky flared with the massive bombardment"
From , from , from (diminutive of ).
- The visible part of fire.
- A romantic partner or lover in usually short-lived but passionate affair.
- Intentionally insulting criticism or remark meant to incite anger.
- a brilliant reddish orange-gold colour, like that of a flame.
- To produce flames.
- To post a destructively critical or abusive message, especially to provoke dissent or controversy