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enkindle

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verb en·kin·dle \in-ˈkin-dəl, en-\

Definition of enkindle

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to set (as fuel) on fire

  3. 2 :  to make bright and glowing

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to take fire :  flame



Examples of enkindle

  1. <see if you can enkindle some paper in the fireplace while I look for logs>



1542

First Known Use of enkindle

1542


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