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In drawing, those imperfect drawings make good kindling.
Economic and social factors may have contributed to the kindling — but the explosion in the supply of opioids was a flamethrower.
And its international policies light the kindling of resistance overseas, from Australia to Ghana.
Hold the kindling in place using a scrap of wood with a roofing nail driven through its end.
Kaepernick was the perfect kindling for a reactionary bonfire, the first huge political sports story to come along in the Horowitz era.
In fact, slights are the kindling that once fueled Perez’s PGA Tour career.
My daughter scatters my kindling and my son manages to hit himself in the eye with a stick.
Inside her friend’s house, Manes hid in a shower as Irma flung boats through the air, ripped roofs from buildings and made kindling of the island’s trees.
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KINDLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kindling for English Language Learners
: dry twigs, pieces of paper, etc., that burn easily and are used to start a fire
KINDLING Defined for Kids
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