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  Words related to inflame

Related / Similar Words: stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up, kindle, enkindle, conflagrate

 

Definition:
  • become inflamed; get sore; "His throat inflamed";
  • cause inflammation in; "The repetitive motion inflamed her joint";
  • 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; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds";
  • catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles";

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    Hyponyms: ferment, rekindle

     

    Derivational Morphology: inflammation, redness, rubor, heat, warmth, passion, inflaming, ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, tinder, touchwood, spunk, punk

     

     
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