Complete Definition of "inflame"

English

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪm|-eɪm

Verb
en-verb|inflam|ing

  1. To set on fire; to kindle; to cause to burn, flame, or glow.
  2. Figurative: To kindle or intensify, as passion or appetite; to excite to an excessive or unnatural action or heat; as, to inflame desire.
  3. To provoke to anger or rage; to exasperate; to irritate; to incense; to enrage.
  4. To put in a state of inflammation; to produce morbid heat, congestion, or swelling, of; as, to inflame the eyes by overwork.
  5. To exaggerate; to enlarge upon.
  6. To grow morbidly hot, congested, or painful; to become angry or incensed.

Translations
trans-top|set on fire
German: anzünden, entflammen
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trans-top|kindle or intensify
German: anregen
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trans-top|provoke to anger or rage
German: aufregen, erzürnen
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trans-top|put in a state of inflammation
German: entzünden
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trans-top|exaggerate
German: aufpeitschen
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trans-top|grow morbidly hot, congested, or painful
German: aufbrausen
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Category:English ergative verbs

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