enkindle

verb en·kin·dle \ in-ˈkin-dᵊl , en- \

Definition of enkindle

enkindled; enkindling; enkindles
1 : to set (something, such as fuel) on fire : to cause to ignite
2 : to make bright and glowing
: to take fire : flame

Examples of enkindle in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of enkindle

1542

in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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