(verb) become inflamed; get sore; "His throat inflamed"

(verb) cause inflammation in; "The repetitive motion inflamed her joint"

(verb) arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred"

(verb) cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"

(verb) catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"


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