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en·kin·dle

enkindle

 
pronunciation:
ihn kIn dl
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: enkindles, enkindling, enkindled
definition 1: to set on fire; ignite.
similar words:
burn, fire, inflame, kindle
definition 2: to arouse or excite; activate.
similar words:
arouse, fire, inflame, kindle
derivation: enkindler (n.)