Definitions for kindle

Definitions for (verb) kindle

Main entry: kindle, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, arouse, raise, provoke

Definition: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

Usage: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy

Main entry: kindle, enkindle, inflame, conflagrate

Definition: cause to start burning

Usage: The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds

Main entry: inflame, kindle

Definition: catch fire

Usage: The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles

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