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Synonyms for kindling
ˈkɪnd lɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kindling, tinder, touchwood, spunk, punk(noun)

    material for starting a fire

    Synonyms:
    hoodlum, firing, goon, lighting, tinder, hood, mettle, ignition, spunk, strong-armer, heart, toughie, tough, punk rock, inflammation, punk, thug, punk rocker, nerve, touchwood

  2. ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammation(noun)

    the act of setting something on fire

    Synonyms:
    dismissal, fervor, firing, light, liberation, tinder, redness, firing off, dismission, touchwood, sack, ignition, discharge, release, excitement, spunk, sacking, excitation, ignition system, lighting, inflammation, rubor, punk, inflaming, fervour, fire

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. kindling(n)

    Synonyms:
    enkindling, incitement, accension

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    fuelling, excitation

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How to use kindling in a sentence?

  1. Author Unknown:

    Enthusiasm is that kindling spark which marks the difference between the leaders in every activity and the laggards who put in just enough to "get by."

  2. Danish proverb:

    From a fallen tree, all make kindling.

  3. Alec Baldwin:

    It's not a witch hunt because a witch hunt indicates that there is very little truth, if none at all, and there is a lot of truth here, but what worries me is that this is a fire that needs constant kindling.

  4. Washington Irving:

    Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.

  5. Joe Biden:

    Covid is the match that lit the fire. But Donald Trump has spent the last three years stoking and kindling and undermining the core pillars of our economic strength.


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