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Antonyms for inflame
ɪnˈfleɪm

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term inflame.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflame(verb)

    cause inflammation in

    "The repetitive motion inflamed her joint"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, enkindle, wake, fire up, heat, conflagrate, ignite, stir up

  2. kindle, inflame(verb)

    catch fire

    "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, enkindle, arouse, fire up, fire, heat, raise, evoke, wake, stir up, conflagrate, ignite, provoke, elicit

  3. kindle, enkindle, conflagrate, inflame(verb)

    cause to start burning

    "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, fire up, catch fire, provoke, ignite, wake, arouse, enkindle, stir up, evoke, erupt, elicit, conflagrate, combust, raise, take fire, fire, heat

  4. inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up(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"

    Synonyms:
    shake up, come alive, incite, arouse, awake, heat, commove, agitate, raise up, wake up, light up, wake, catch fire, instigate, conflagrate, combust, rouse, fire up, kindle, set off, waken, erupt, hot up, awaken, ignite, take fire, stir up, foment, vex, heat up, light, disturb, enkindle

  5. inflame(verb)

    become inflamed; get sore

    "His throat inflamed"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, enkindle, wake, fire up, heat, conflagrate, ignite, stir up

Wiktionary

  1. inflame(verb)

    Synonyms:
    excite, arouse, provoke, exasperate, anger, kindle, irritate, fire, incense, enrage

  2. inflame(verb)

    To set on fire; to kindle; to cause to burn, flame, or glow.

    Synonyms:
    excite, fire, enrage, arouse, irritate, kindle, anger, exasperate, provoke, incense

  3. inflame(verb)

    To kindle or intensify, as passion or appetite; to excite to an excessive or unnatural action or heat; as, to inflame desire.

    Synonyms:
    arouse, incense, kindle, fire, irritate, excite, enrage, provoke, anger, exasperate

  4. inflame(verb)

    To provoke to anger or rage; to exasperate; to irritate; to incense; to enrage.

    Synonyms:
    incense, kindle, arouse, excite, fire, exasperate, irritate, provoke, enrage, anger

  5. inflame(verb)

    To put in a state of inflammation; to produce morbid heat, congestion, or swelling, of; as, to inflame the eyes by overwork.

    Synonyms:
    exasperate, incense, kindle, arouse, irritate, enrage, anger, fire, provoke, excite

  6. inflame(verb)

    To exaggerate; to enlarge upon.

    Synonyms:
    exasperate, excite, provoke, incense, arouse, irritate, kindle, enrage, anger, fire

  7. inflame(verb)

    To grow morbidly hot, congested, or painful; to become angry or incensed.

    Synonyms:
    enrage, anger, irritate, incense, fire, arouse, kindle, provoke, excite, exasperate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inflame

    Antonyms:
    quench, extinguish, allay, cool, pacify, quiet

    Synonyms:
    fire, kindle, excite, rouse, fan, incense, madden, infuriate, exasperate, irritate, imbitter, auger, enrage

How to use inflame in a sentence?

  1. Robert M. Hutchins:

    Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.

  2. Steven Law:

    At this very moment the issue is moving so fast that accurate predictions are difficult to make, i think it's likely this will inflame partisan energy on both sides -- and that could make the confirmation vote a lose-lose proposition either way for red-state Democrat senators.

  3. Sheikh Sabah:

    You have foiled the desperate attempt and satanic attitudes of the plotters and perpetrators of this condemned crime to inflame divisions and stir sectarian tensions and divide the unity of the Kuwaiti society, the international community should exert all their effort to avert and take legal action to dry up [ terrorism ] from its waters so countries and nations live in peace and security.

  4. Robert Hutchins:

    Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.

  5. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    What we shouldn't do now is to inflame the situation by loud saber-rattling and shrill war cries, whoever believes that symbolic tank parades on the alliance's eastern border will bring more security is mistaken.

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How to say inflame in sign language?

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