enkindle definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To set afire; light.
    • To incite; arouse.
    • In order to make luminous and shining.
    • To set afire; light.
    • To incite; arouse.
    • setting burning; to inflame; to kindle.
    • To excite; to rouse into activity; to incite.
    • to help make luminous and shining.
    • setting burning; to inflame; to kindle.
    • To stimulate; to rouse into activity; to incite.
    • To set afire; light.
    • To incite; arouse.
    • To make luminous and radiant.
    • to create burning; to inflame; to kindle.
    • To stimulate; to rouse into action; to incite.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To catch fire.
    • To get fire.
    • To catch fire.
  • verb:
    • To kindle; to arouse or stimulate.
    • To kindle; to arouse or stimulate.
    • cause to begin burning up
    • call forth (emotions, emotions, and reactions)
    • cause to start out burning
    • call forth (emotions, emotions, and reactions)
    • To kindle; to arouse or evoke.
    • cause to start burning up
    • call forth (emotions, thoughts, and responses)
  • others:
    • To kindle; set burning; inflame.
    • Hence To stimulate; rouse into activity; inflame: because, to enkindle the passions; to enkindle zeal; to enkindle war or discord, and/or flames of war.
    • To kindle; set unstoppable; inflame.
    • thus To excite; rouse into action; inflame: since, to enkindle the interests; to enkindle zeal; to enkindle war or discord, or perhaps the flames of war.
    • To kindle; set unstoppable; inflame.
    • ergo To excite; rouse into action; inflame: as, to enkindle the passions; to enkindle zeal; to enkindle war or discord, or the flames of war.

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