blazes; blazed; blazing
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]