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Overview of verb inflame

The verb inflame has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) inflame

(cause inflammation in; "The repetitive motion inflamed her joint")

2. kindle, inflame

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

3. kindle, enkindle, conflagrate, inflame

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

4. 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")

5. inflame

(become inflamed; get sore; "His throat inflamed")

Overview of adj inflamed

The adj inflamed has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) inflamed

(resulting from inflammation; hot and swollen and reddened; "eyes inflamed with crying")

2. (1) ablaze, inflamed, reddened

(lighted with red light as if with flames; "streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees"; "the inflamed clouds at sunset"; "reddened faces around the campfire")

3. inflamed

(adorned with tongues of flame) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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