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Overview of verb ignite

The verb ignite has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (2) ignite, light

(cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette")

2. (1) erupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate

(start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously")

3. (1) inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up

(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")

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