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1. inflame

verb. ['ɪnˈfleɪm'] cause inflammation in.

Synonyms

  • exasperate
  • exacerbate
  • worsen

Antonyms

  • anestrus
  • unemotionality
  • bore
  • hire

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Words that Rhyme with Inflame

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Example sentences of the word inflame


1. Verb, base form
In young kittens and older cats it is possible for the virus to inflame the eyes.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Sarcoidosis develops when abnormal cells inflame the lungs.

Quotes containing the word inflame


1. Write while the heat is in you. The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with. He cannot inflame the minds of his audience.
- Henry David Thoreau

2. inflame

verb. ['ɪnˈfleɪm'] become inflamed; get sore.

Synonyms

  • decline

Antonyms

  • cool
  • coldness

3. inflame

verb. ['ɪnˈfleɪm'] catch fire.

Synonyms

  • flare up

Antonyms

  • begin
  • divide

4. inflame

verb. ['ɪnˈfleɪm'] cause to start burning.

Synonyms

  • rekindle
  • conflagrate
  • light
  • enkindle
  • ignite

Antonyms

  • descent
  • decrease
  • level
  • worsen

5. inflame

verb. ['ɪnˈfleɪm'] arouse or excite feelings and passions.

Synonyms

  • kindle
  • fire
  • raise
  • stir up
  • wake
  • evoke
  • ferment
  • elicit
  • fire up
  • enkindle
  • provoke
  • arouse
  • ignite

Antonyms

  • lower
  • curse
  • bless
  • demote
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