• word of the day

    inflame

    inflame - Dictionary definition and meaning for word inflame

    Definition
    (verb) cause inflammation in
    Example Sentence
    • The repetitive motion inflamed her joint
    Definition
    (verb) catch fire
    Synonyms : kindle
    Example Sentence
    • The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles
    Definition
    (verb) cause to start burning
    Synonyms : conflagrate , enkindle , kindle
    Example Sentence
    • The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds
    Definition
    (verb) arouse or excite feelings and passions
    Synonyms : fire up , heat , ignite , stir up , wake
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) become inflamed; get sore
    Example Sentence
    • His throat inflamed
Connect with us on Facebook