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Meaning of ENKINDLE

Pronunciation:  en'kindl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  call forth; of emotions, feelings, and responses; "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
  2. [v]  cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"
 

ENKINDLE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: arouse, conflagrate, elicit, evoke, fire, inflame, kindle, kindle, provoke, raise
 
 See Also: anger, ask for, bruise, create, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, draw, excite, fire up, heat, hurt, ignite, ignite, infatuate, inflame, injure, interest, invite, light, make, offend, overcome, overpower, overtake, overwhelm, prick, rekindle, rekindle, shake, shake up, shame, spite, stimulate, stir, stir up, sweep over, untune, upset, wake, whelm, wound

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*kin"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enkindled}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Enkindling}.]
1. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle. --Shak.

2. To excite; to rouse into action; to incite.

         To enkindle the enthusiasm of an artist. --Talfourd.

 

 

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