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synonyms for kindling

  • coals
  • firewood
  • lightwood
  • tinder
  • twigs
  • wood
  • fatwood
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How to use kindling in a sentence

It wound up demonstrating how difficult it will be to do anything about the factors and incentives that contribute the kindling.
THE UGLY PAUL GOSAR DEBATEAARON BLAKENOVEMBER 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Tim got down on the hearth and began piling paper and kindling and logs in the fireplace.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
"The Church is very just," the priest answered him, more sternly still, a holy wrath kindling his sombre eyes.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Her eyes, now kindling again as she recovered from her recent fears, sought Fortunio's shifty glance.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
"It would be idle," came Wilding's icy voice to quench the gleam of hope kindling anew in Richard's breast.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
The terrible, slow-kindling anger of this Northerner made Durnovo catch his breath.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
And now, like a match to all that I had prepared and was preparing, had come the kindling thought of Evie Soames.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
His emaciated chest heaved, and over the dwindled pupils of his kindling eyes rolled two hard-wrung tears of suffering.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
"I think they were grand," answered the boy, his eyes kindling.
SUE, A LITTLE HEROINEL. T. MEADE
Green and wet as these are, they at once catch fire and flame up like kindling-wood.
THE LAND OF FIREMAYNE REID
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO KINDLING

  • activation
  • animating
  • arising
  • arousal
  • birth
  • enlivening
  • incitement
  • kindling
  • provocation
  • rebirth
  • renewal
  • revival
  • rousing
  • stimulation
  • stirring up
  • vivication
  • waking
  • waking up
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.