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  Words related to ignite

Related / Similar Words: inflame, stir up, wake, heat, fire up, light, erupt, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate

 

Definition:
  • arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees'' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred";
  • cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette";
  • start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously";

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    Hyponyms: ferment, light up, fire up, light, reignite, kindle, enkindle, conflagrate, inflame, flare up, blow out, catch

     

    Grouped Verbs: burn, combust

     

    Derivational Morphology: heat, warmth, passion, inflammation, inflaming, lighter, light, igniter, ignitor, ignition, firing, lighting, kindling

     

    Anagrams: get in

     

     
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