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adjective as in stirred to anger

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adjective as in congested

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Social scientists and critics borrowed the image, too, noting how covid inflamed preexisting social tensions and inequities.

This suggests the sac that protects their heart had been inflamed.

We saw how such provocative actions only inflamed passions and escalated the unrest.

And that small concession by Abe inflamed critics in Japan, who called it “a losing strategy.”

An earache in a child with a perfectly normal exam is more difficult to figure out than one with a bulging and inflamed eardrum.

Nowadays, however, even those who sympathize with Palestinian grievances steer clear of the more inflamed areas.

But will adding the real military defuse a situation many say has been inflamed by aggressive police?

He was a man of no mean mental acquirements, but passionate and often inflamed by inebriety.

Woe to you that rise up early in the morning to follow drunkenness, and to drink in the evening, to be inflamed with wine.

Barbaroux was just the man to have his whole soul inflamed by an enterprise of such grandeur.

On the 2d day the incisions were inflamed and there was a pale inflammatory stain around them.

The inflamed parts were fomented, and dressings were applied by some of the same persons who were employed in milking the cows.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inflamed, such as: aroused, angered, incited, and angry.

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