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kindle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of kindle

  1. to set (something) on fire worried that lightning will kindle the forest in the drought-striken nature preserve Synonyms enkindle, fire, ignite, inflame (also enflame), burn, light, torchRelated Words 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 choke, smother, suffocate; stamp (out); blacken, darken, dim, dull, obscureAntonyms douse (also dowse), extinguish, put out, quench, snuff (out)


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