HyperDic: kindle

English > 3 senses of the word kindle:
VERBweatherkindle, inflamecatch fire
weatherkindle, enkindle, conflagrate, inflamecause to start burning
emotionkindle, arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokecall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
kindle > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > kindle: 3 senses > verb 1, weather
Meaningcatch fire.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"
Broaderflare upignite quickly and suddenly, especially after having died down
Spanishencender, inflamar, prenderse
Catalancalar-se foc, cremar-se, encendre's
Nounskindlingthe act of setting something on fire
kindlingmaterial for starting a fire / fire
English > kindle: 3 senses > verb 2, weather
MeaningCause to start burning.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"
Synonymsenkindle, 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 > kindle: 3 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsarouse, elicit, enkindle, 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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