Inflame



[in-fleym] /ɪnˈfleɪm/

verb (used with object), inflamed, inflaming.
1.
to kindle or excite (passions, desires, etc.).
2.
to arouse to a high degree of passion or feeling:
His harangue inflamed the rabble.
3.
to incite or rouse, as to violence:
His words inflamed the angry mob to riot.
4.
(of an emotion, as rage) to cause to redden or grow heated:
Uncontrollable rage inflamed his face.
5.
to cause in:
Her eyes were inflamed with crying.
6.
to raise (the blood, bodily tissue, etc.) to a morbid or feverish heat.
7.
to set aflame, ablaze, or afire; set on fire.
8.
to redden with or as with flames:
The setting sun inflames the sky.
verb (used without object), inflamed, inflaming.
9.
to burst into flame; take fire.
10.
to be kindled, as passion.
11.
to become hot with passion, as the heart.
12.
to become excessively affected with .
/ɪnˈfleɪm/
verb
1.
to arouse or become aroused to violent emotion
2.
(transitive) to increase or intensify; aggravate
3.
to produce inflammation in (a tissue, organ, or part) or (of a tissue, etc) to become inflamed
4.
to set or be set on fire; kindle
5.
(transitive) to cause to redden
v.

mid-14c., “to set on fire with passion,” from Latin inflammare “to set on fire, kindle,” figuratively “to rouse, excite,” from in- “in” (see in- (2)) + flammare “to flame,” from flamma “flame” (see flame (n.)). Literal sense of “to cause to burn” first recorded in English late 14c.

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