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1. kindled

adjective. ['ˈkɪndəld'] set afire.

Synonyms

  • lighted
  • ignited
  • lit

Antonyms

  • dark
  • lightless
  • unlit
  • unilluminated

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Words that Rhyme with Kindled

  • swindled
  • dwindled

Example sentences of the word kindled


1. Verb, past participle
Charles seriously considered attacking before a revolt in Sicily, partly kindled by the Byzantines, diverted his attention.

2. Verb, past tense
The two vines kindled a heartfelt passion for winemaking that has stood the test of time.

Quotes containing the word kindled


1. When one takes action for others, one's own suffering is transformed into the energy that can keep one moving forward; a light of hope illuminating a new tomorrow for oneself and others is kindled.
- Daisaku Ikeda

2. The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

3. That what I need to survive is not Gale's fire, kindled with rage and hatred. I have plenty of fire myself. What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again. And only Peeta can give me that.
- Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

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