Verb > Blaze

Verb – Blaze

(no object)

1 : to burn very brightly and intensely

A fire blazed in the stove.

2 a : to shine very brightly

The sun blazed down on us.

2 b : to be extremely bright or colorful like fire

The field was blazing (=ablaze) with flowers.

2 c of the eyes : to show anger

His eyes blazed with anger/fury.

3 : to shoot very quickly and constantly

The assassins rushed into the crowd, with their guns blazing.

— often + away

The shooter was still blazing away with an automatic rifle.

4 : to move very quickly

A comet blazed across the sky.

He blazed past the other runners.

The team blazed through the tournament. (=they easily defeated every opponent)