Example sentences for: ablaze

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

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

  • The accommodation here is an interpretation of local townhouses that are ablaze with bougainvillea, arranged in pedestrian-only squares with narrow alleyways and arches leading to an attractive marina.

  • Through all such intensely concocted efforts, year after year, set ablaze by fierce lights and lashed at by loud music, rows of tall, beautiful, amiable young women stride and pause and turn, obligingly decked in strands of rope, piles of feathers, patches of metal, mountains of taffeta.

  • 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.


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