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synonyms for inflame

  • agitate
  • arouse
  • disturb
  • embitter
  • enrage
  • exacerbate
  • fire up
  • foment
  • heat up
  • ignite
  • incense
  • infuriate
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • kindle
  • provoke
  • rile
  • roil
  • rouse
  • stimulate
  • worsen
  • annoy
  • burn
  • exasperate
  • excite
  • fan
  • fire
  • gall
  • get
  • grate
  • heat
  • increase
  • intoxicate
  • light
  • madden
  • vex
  • impassion
  • put out
  • steam up
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antonyms for inflame

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  • aid
  • appease
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • discourage
  • disenchant
  • extinguish
  • help
  • lull
  • make happy
  • pacify
  • please
  • quiet
  • soothe
  • stop
  • bore
  • cool
  • dull
  • lose
  • quench
  • alleviate
  • placate
  • tranquilize
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How to use inflame in a sentence

The coronavirus crisis has not only inflamed long-simmering inequities, economists say, it has resulted in the most unequal holiday season in decades.
A TIME TO SPLURGE OR A TIME TO SCRAPE BY: HOLIDAYS EXPOSE WIDENING DISPARITY AMONG U.S. FAMILIESABHA BHATTARAIDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Faulconer and police officials have said they wanted to prevent the unsanitary conditions that once inflamed the hepatitis A outbreak and threatened both homeless San Diegans and the rest of the community.
FAULCONER HOPES HIS ACTION ON HOMELESSNESS WILL OVERSHADOW HIS FAILURELISA HALVERSTADTDECEMBER 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
We decided we weren’t going to listen anymore to the shouting cynics, to the foreign bots in a warehouse overseas paid to inflame our hatred of one another.
POLITICAL CYNICISM HAS GIVEN WAY TO LOVE IN CHRISTIAN AMERICAJAKEMETHOCTOBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
The air where I was visiting reached over 350 on the Air Quality Index, a level deemed hazardous, inflaming my asthma.
IT’S ABOUT TIME ADULTS START RISING UP AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGEALEXANDRIA VILLASEÑOROCTOBER 21, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Despite this, they have been met with national guardsman armed with rubber bullets and egged on by a president seemingly determined to inflame the situation.
EPIDEMICS HAVE OFTEN LED TO DISCRIMINATION AGAINST MINORITIES – THIS TIME IS NO DIFFERENTLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 9, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
None of these liquids should be taken hot, but lukewarm; when hot they inflame the stomach, and produce indigestion.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
When a reciprocal love shall inflame my veins, then my lips will grow purple, and my kisses will be of fire!
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Their beauty, grace, and bewitching manner inflame the heart and imagination of all that set their eyes on them.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
In these they found good wines, which served to inflame their blood; and then their shout was, 'Hutchinson!
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
This served to inflame them exceedingly, every man considering it as if it had been a plot against himself in particular.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
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WORDS RELATED TO INFLAME

  • complicate
  • deepen
  • enhance
  • exacerbate
  • exaggerate
  • heighten
  • increase
  • inflame
  • intensify
  • magnify
  • mount
  • rise
  • rouse
  • worsen
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