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add fuel

verb as in fan

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To add fuel this fire, social media make mobilizing humans unbelievably easy compared to the dark days before YouTube.

The point of listing all this pointless violence is not to add fuel to the fire of a cultural-decline debate.

Her bright looks seemed to add fuel to the wrath of the upper nurse, who burst out on Sally before she was well in at the door.

And if it catches then, the contents of the drip tins merely add fuel to the fire.

My resentment grew with resistance; my wild companions were ready to add fuel to the flame.

But already the still more ardent encouragement of Haydon, if more was wanted, had come to add fuel to the fire.

The mercenary pens of prejudiced, narrow-minded individuals contribute daily to add fuel to the flame.


On this page you'll find 146 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to add fuel, such as: arouse, excite, rouse, whip up, agitate, and enkindle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.