enflame

verb en·flame

less common spelling of

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to excite to excessive or uncontrollable action or feeling; especially :  to make angryb :  to make more heated or violent :  intensify insults served only to inflame the feud

  3. 2 :  to set on fire :  kindle

  4. 3 :  to cause to redden or grow hot from anger or excitement a face inflamed with passion

  5. 4 :  to cause inflammation in (bodily tissue)

  6. intransitive verb
  7. 1 :  to burst into flame

  8. 2 :  to become excited or angered

  9. 3 :  to become affected with inflammation


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