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synonyms for igniting

  • burn
  • flare up
  • inflame
  • kindle
  • enkindle
  • fire
  • light
  • burst into flames
  • catch fire
  • put match to
  • set alight
  • set fire to
  • start up
  • take fire
  • touch off
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antonyms for igniting

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  • cool
  • extinguish
  • put out
  • quench
  • dull
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How to use igniting in a sentence

Let him, however, succeed in igniting his adversary, and he was in a good humor directly.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
As they gazed it broke into flame, the resinous leaves igniting with a succession of sharp cracks like pistol shots.
THE MOTOR RANGERS THROUGH THE SIERRASMARVIN WEST
Consequently, it is better to reduce it by igniting at a red heat in a current of hydrogen and to weigh it as metallic cobalt.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
The filtrate contains the titanium, which is recovered by evaporating and igniting.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
Previously igniting the substance sometimes assists the powdering; but it is best to use a steel mortar.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
A bright spark flying forth rested a moment among the lightest and dryest of the twigs, igniting there.
THE YOUNG TRAILERSJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
It was distilled from saltpetre so long ago as the 13th century, by igniting that salt, mixed with copperas or clay, in a retort.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
It is obtained by igniting and then crystallizing the residuum of the distillation of muriatic acid from common salt.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
The lighted cigar was for the purpose, if emergency arose, of igniting the fuse of the dynamite.
JERRY OF THE ISLANDSJACK LONDON
Fire had swept over it, igniting the upholstery and burning out the entire interior of the bus.
JANET HARDY IN RADIO CITYRUTHE S. WHEELER
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