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inflame

verb
variants: also

enflame

Synonyms and Antonyms of inflame

  1. 1 to make angry the newspaper editorial inflamed her enough to inspire her to dash off a letter to the editor Synonyms of inflame enrage, incense, anger (also enflame), infuriate, ire, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, roil, steam up, tick offWords Related to inflame affront, aggravate, annoy, burn (up), cross, exasperate, get, huff, irritate, miff, nettle, offend, peeve, pique, provoke, put out, ruffle, vex; antagonize, embitter, envenomNear Antonyms of inflame allay, assuage, relieve; comfort, console, soothe; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate; calm, lull, quiet, settle; beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, disarm, enchantAntonyms of inflame delight, gratify, please

  2. 2 to set (something) on fire a carelessly tossed cigarette inflamed the papers in the trash can Synonyms of inflame enkindle, fire, ignite, burn (also enflame), kindle, light, torchWords Related to inflame immolate; deflagrate; char, frizzle, scorch; bake, broil, cook; ash, cremate, incinerate, kiln; set off; brighten, illuminate, illumine, irradiate, lighten, radiate; scald, scathe, sear; reignite, rekindle, relight; bank, stokeNear Antonyms of inflame choke, smother, suffocate; stamp (out); blacken, darken, dim, dull, obscureAntonyms of inflame douse (also dowse), extinguish, put out, quench, snuff (out)


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