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  Definition of inflame
  1. become inflamed; get sore; "His throat inflamed"
  2. cause inflammation in; "The repetitive motion inflamed her joint"
  3. 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"
  4. cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"
  5. catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"
Similar Words: stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up, kindle, enkindle, conflagrate

 

Hyponyms: ferment, rekindle

 

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

 

 
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