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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley