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.

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

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

  • 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.


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