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spark

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1 to give off sparks
  • the broken radio sparked and smoked the instant it was plugged in

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2 to cause to function
  • interesting questions that are designed to spark the reader's brain

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3 to rouse to strong feeling or action
  • President Kennedy's inspirational speeches sparked a generation of young idealists to enter the public arena

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spark

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The first known use of spark was before the 12th century

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“Spark.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spark. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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