variants: also enflame

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1 to make angry
  • the newspaper editorial inflamed her enough to inspire her to dash off a letter to the editor

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2 to set (something) on fire
  • a carelessly tossed cigarette inflamed the papers in the trash can

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The first known use of inflame was in the 14th century

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“Inflame.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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