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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.
The building also has hardwood floors, adding to the kindling.
In the annals of history, wars have erupted from less combustive kindling.
Mortgage rates dropped below 4% for the first time since November, providing more kindling to an already hot housing market as the crucial spring selling season gets under way.
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