inflame


inflame

verb

Definition of INFLAME

1
to make angry <the newspaper editorial inflamed her enough to inspire her to dash off a letter to the editor>
2
to set (something) on fire <a carelessly tossed cigarette inflamed the papers in the trash can>
Synonyms enkindle, fire, ignite, inflame (also enflame), kindle, light, torch
Near Antonyms choke, smother, suffocate; stamp (out); blacken, darken, dim, dull, obscure
Antonyms douse (also dowse), extinguish, put out, quench, snuff (out)

Variants of INFLAME

inflame also enflame

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