Associations to the word «Kindle»

Pictures for the word «Kindle»


KINDLE, noun. (obsolete) A group of kittens.
KINDLE, verb. (transitive) To start (a fire) or light (a torch, a match, coals, etc.).
KINDLE, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To arouse or inspire (a passion, etc).
KINDLE, verb. (obsolete) To bring forth young; to give birth.

Dictionary definition

KINDLE, verb. Catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles".
KINDLE, verb. Cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds".
KINDLE, verb. Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis