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Synonyms for kindling
ˈkɪnd lɪŋkin·dling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kindling, tinder, touchwood, spunk, punknoun

    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, inflammationnoun

    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. kindlingnoun

    Synonyms:
    enkindling, incitement, accension

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "kindling":

    fuelling, excitation

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How to use kindling in a sentence?

  1. Washington Irving:

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

  2. Tiffany Davila:

    Due to the lack of precipitation that we have had, it’s basically kindling, So, when you take the drought-stricken fuel coupled with the extreme heat, the wind that we’ve had this year and then — in some places, you know, where a fire may start — the topography, the terrain: all of that can go into how active a fire is.

  3. Steve Edwards:

    I think it is the Delta variant and there is a lot of kindling with low vaccination rates, so it's spreading very rapidly, almost all of our cases are unvaccinated people that, in my opinion, have put themselves in harm's way during this pandemic.

  4. Andrew Feltus:

    The dry kindling for sustained inflation is probably here, banks have a lot of ammo to lend money. And wages are accelerating because the labor market is tight. This looks more than transitory.

  5. 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.


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