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1. spark

verb. ['ˈspɑːrk'] put in motion or move to act.

Synonyms

  • hap
  • occur
  • come about
  • trip
  • initiate
  • pass
  • pioneer
  • activate
  • set off
  • go on
  • trigger
  • spark off
  • pass off
  • take place
  • fall out
  • touch off
  • actuate
  • trigger off

Antonyms

  • stay
  • running
  • inactivate
  • arrive

Etymology

  • sparke (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Spark

  • question-mark
  • ?question-mark
  • mediamark
  • disembark
  • intermark
  • premark
  • remark
  • embark
  • demark
  • starke
  • stark
  • starck
  • sparc
  • quark
  • clarke
  • clark
  • shark
  • sark
  • parke
  • parc
  • narc
  • merc
  • marque
  • marke
  • mark
  • marc
  • larke
  • lark
  • karch
  • harke

Sentences with spark


1. Verb, base form
Using audio in an unexpected way can add novelty to a lesson and potentially spark an academic improvement.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Mark the spark plug wires, so you know where they go when you put the engine back together.

Quotes about spark


1. The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.
- Auguste Rodin

2. Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it's yours.
- Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

3. To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time.
- Cornelia Otis Skinner

2. spark

noun. ['ˈspɑːrk'] merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance.

Synonyms

  • facial expression
  • face
  • twinkle
  • vitality
  • expression
  • light
  • aspect
  • sparkle
  • look

Antonyms

  • dematerialise
  • disappear
  • stand still
  • ride

Etymology

  • sparke (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. spark

noun. ['ˈspɑːrk'] a momentary flash of light.

Synonyms

  • glint
  • flash

Antonyms

  • uninitiate
  • keep down
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • sparke (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. spark

noun. ['ˈspɑːrk'] electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.

Synonyms

  • Saint Elmo's fire
  • corposant
  • Saint Ulmo's fire
  • Saint Ulmo's light
  • St. Elmo's fire
  • discharge
  • corona discharge
  • electric glow
  • electric discharge
  • electrical conduction
  • Saint Elmo's light
  • flashover
  • electric arc
  • corona
  • brush discharge

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify

Etymology

  • sparke (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. spark

verb. ['ˈspɑːrk'] emit or produce sparks.

Synonyms

  • emit
  • sparkle
  • give off

Antonyms

  • background
  • play down
  • unbalance
  • refrain

Etymology

  • sparke (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. Spark

noun. Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918).

Synonyms

  • Dame Muriel Spark
  • Muriel Spark

7. spark

noun. ['ˈspɑːrk'] a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger.

Synonyms

  • trace
  • suggestion

Antonyms

  • fail
  • appear
  • prevent

Etymology

  • sparke (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. spark

noun. ['ˈspɑːrk'] a small fragment of a burning substance thrown out by burning material or by friction.

Antonyms

  • survive

Etymology

  • sparke (Middle English (1100-1500))
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