HyperDic: inflame

English > 5 senses of the word inflame:
VERBbodyinflamecause inflammation in
weatherinflame, kindlecatch fire
weatherinflame, kindle, enkindle, conflagratecause to start burning
emotioninflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire uparouse or excite feelings and passions
bodyinflamebecome inflamed
inflame > pronunciation
Soundsihnfley'm
Rhymesacclaim ... tame: 34 rhymes with eym...
English > inflame: 5 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningCause inflammation in.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The repetitive motion inflamed her joint"
Broaderworsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperatemake worse
Similar toinflameBecome inflamed
Spanishinflamar
Catalaninflamar
Adjectivesinflammatorycharacterized or caused by inflammation
Nounsinflammationa response of body tissues to injury or irritation
English > inflame: 5 senses > verb 2, weather
Meaningcatch fire.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymkindle
Broaderflare upignite quickly and suddenly, especially after having died down
Spanishencender, inflamar, prenderse
Catalancalar-se foc, cremar-se, encendre's
Nounsinflammationthe act of setting something on fire
English > inflame: 5 senses > verb 3, weather
MeaningCause to start burning.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymskindle, enkindle, conflagrate
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
Nounsinflammationthe act of setting something on fire
English > inflame: 5 senses > verb 4, emotion
MeaningArouse or excite feelings and passions.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsstir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up
Narrowerfermentwork up into agitation or excitement / excitement
Broaderarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Spanishcalentar, encender, inflamar
Adjectivesinflammatoryarousing to action or rebellion
Nounsinflammation, inflamingarousal / arousal to violent emotion
English > inflame: 5 senses > verb 5, body
MeaningBecome inflamed; get sore.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"His throat inflamed"
Broaderworsen, declineGrow worse
Similar toinflameCause inflammation in
Spanishinflamarse
Catalaninflamar-se
Adjectivesinflammatorycharacterized or caused by inflammation
Nounsinflammationa response of body tissues to injury or irritation

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