Associations to the word «Inflame»

Wiktionary

INFLAME, verb. To set on fire; to kindle; to cause to burn, flame, or glow.
INFLAME, verb. (figuratively) To kindle or intensify, as passion or appetite; to excite to an excessive or unnatural action or heat.
INFLAME, verb. To provoke to anger or rage; to exasperate; to irritate; to incense; to enrage.
INFLAME, verb. To put in a state of inflammation; to produce morbid heat, congestion, or swelling, of.
INFLAME, verb. To exaggerate; to enlarge upon.
INFLAME, verb. To grow morbidly hot, congested, or painful; to become angry or incensed.

Dictionary definition

INFLAME, verb. Cause inflammation in; "The repetitive motion inflamed her joint".
INFLAME, verb. Catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles".
INFLAME, verb. Cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds".
INFLAME, verb. 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".
INFLAME, verb. Become inflamed; get sore; "His throat inflamed".

Wise words

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