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inflaming Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun arousal to violent emotion
  2. verb cause inflammation in
    • The repetitive motion inflamed her joint
  3. verb catch fire
    kindle; inflame.
    • The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles
  4. verb cause to start burning
    inflame; kindle; enkindle; conflagrate.
    • The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds
  5. verb arouse or excite feelings and passions
    ignite; stir up; inflame; heat; wake; fire up.
    • 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
  6. verb become inflamed; get sore
    • His throat inflamed

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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