HyperDic: enkindle

English > 2 senses of the word enkindle:
VERBweatherenkindle, kindle, conflagrate, inflamecause to start burning
emotionenkindle, arouse, elicit, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokecall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
English > enkindle: 2 senses > verb 1, weather
MeaningCause to start burning.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymskindle, conflagrate, inflame
Narrowerrekindlekindle anew, as of a fire / fire / fire
Broaderignite, lightCause to start burning
Spanishconflagrar, encender, inflamar
Catalanabrandar, abrusar, bleir, cremar-se, cremar, encendre's, encendre
English > enkindle: 2 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsarouse, elicit, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
Narrowerangermake angry
drawelicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
exciteArouse or elicit a feeling
hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spitehurt the feelings of
infatuateArouse unreasoning love / love or passion in and cause to behave in an irrational way
inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire upArouse or excite feelings and passions
interestexcite the curiosity of
invite, ask forincrease the likelihood of
overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtakeOvercome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
prickTo cause a sharp emotional pain
rekindleArouse again
shameCause to be ashamed
stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stirStir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
strike a chord, touch a chordEvoke a reaction, response, or emotion
upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfitCause to lose one's composure
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishcausar, despertar, estimular, evocar, excitar, incitar, provocar, suscitar
Catalancausar, despertar, estimular, evocar, excitar, incitar, moure, suscitar

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