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  Words related to kindle

Related / Similar Words: arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke, conflagrate, inflame

 

Definition:
  • call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy";
  • 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: strike a chord, touch a chord, invite, ask for, draw, rekindle, infatuate, prick, inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir, anger, upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit, shame, hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite, overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake, interest

     

    Derivational Morphology: incitement, incitation, provocation, evocation, induction, elicitation, arousal, rousing, ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammation, tinder, touchwood, spunk, punk

     

    Anagrams: linked

     

     
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