Synonyms for inflame
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To set on fire; to kindle; to cause to burn, flame, or glow.
To kindle or intensify, as passion or appetite; to excite to an excessive or unnatural action or heat; as, to inflame desire.
To provoke to anger or rage; to exasperate; to irritate; to incense; to enrage.
To put in a state of inflammation; to produce morbid heat, congestion, or swelling, of; as, to inflame the eyes by overwork.
To exaggerate; to enlarge upon.
To grow morbidly hot, congested, or painful; to become angry or incensed.
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cause inflammation in
"The repetitive motion inflamed her joint"
"The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"
kindle, enkindle, conflagrate, inflameverb
cause to start burning
"The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"
inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire upverb
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"
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
become inflamed; get sore
"His throat inflamed"
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How to use inflame in a sentence?
Trump is wrong on this, he's doing this. He's not a stupid guy. Don't think he thinks every Mexican crossing the border is a rapist. He's doing this to inflame and incite and to draw attention, which seems to be his organizing principle of his campaign.
We had a couple police shootings after Ferguson and in almost every case we saw people protesting and in some cases trying to inflame the situation by putting out bad information. So it became really clear that we had to get better and quicker at putting out good information.
We cannot predict today which publication will so inflame the president that he would seek to block publication of news, if he could, but we can expect that that day will occur. When it does, the Pentagon Papers case will stand as a powerful barrier against any effort to suppress publication.
All young people deserve to learn an inclusive and accurate history in schools, free from censorship or discrimination, the bill was intended to inflame a political reaction, not further a legitimate educational interest.
There's a long history, actually dating back to the Soviet Union, of Russia emphasizing the real and serious racial divisions that exist in United States. But also trying to inflame United States.
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