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Synonyms of inflaming

Noun


1. inflammation, inflaming, arousal, rousing

usage: arousal to violent emotion

Verb


1. inflame, worsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate

usage: cause inflammation in; "The repetitive motion inflamed her joint"

2. kindle, inflame, flare up

usage: catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"

3. kindle, enkindle, conflagrate, inflame, ignite, light

usage: cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"

4. inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke

usage: arouse or excite feelings and passions; "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"

5. inflame, worsen, decline

usage: become inflamed; get sore; "His throat inflamed"

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