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sparked

verb
past tense of 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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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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“Sparked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sparked. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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