inflame synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term inflame:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflame(verb)

    cause inflammation in

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

  2. kindle, inflame(verb)

    catch fire

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

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

    cause to start burning

    Synonyms:
    kindle, fire up, catch fire, provoke, ignite, inflame, 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

    Synonyms:
    shake up, come alive, incite, arouse, awake, heat, commove, inflame, 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

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inflame(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    excite, stimulate, enkindle, incite, fire, rouse, arouse, animate, inspirit, set on, work up, stir up

  2. inflame(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    exasperate, irritate, nettle, provoke, anger, enrage, incense, madden, infuriate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

ignite, exacerbate, aggravate



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