Example sentences for: ablaze

How can you use “ablaze” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • 388 (Rice viewed television footage of Pentagon ablaze in Situation Room).

  • The final image is of Art: Leonora on stage singing Yum-Yum's sublime "The sun whose rays are all ablaze …" As Leigh's camera pulls back over the orchestra and the audience, this movie feels like one of the saddest and loveliest tributes to the lives of artists ever made.

  • In 1928, when warlords carved up sections of the faltering Chinese Republic, one general laid siege to the monastery and set it ablaze.

  • Still active today, the volcano erupted in 1963 (see page 23) and poured red-hot lava down its slopes, setting villages ablaze.

  • At 11pm, all the houses in town switch on all their lights, opening all the doors and windows, setting the hillside ablaze in light.


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