Example sentences for: ablaze

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

  • 29, 2004 (Vice President viewed television footage of Pentagon ablaze in tunnel); White House transcript, Rice interview with Evan Thomas, Nov. 1, 2001, p.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.


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