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verb
  1. 1
    to burn strongly and brightly

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    1. a.
      if the sun blazes, it is very bright and hot

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  2. 2
    to shine very brightly

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    1. a.
      to show a very bright color

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  3. 4

    blaze

    or

    blaze away

    if guns blaze or blaze away, they continue firing for a long time

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