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synonyms for sparked

  • kindle
  • precipitate
  • provoke
  • set off
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • trigger
  • animate
  • excite
  • set in motion
  • touch off

antonyms for sparked

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  • calm
  • check
  • discourage
  • halt
  • stop
  • wait
  • deaden
  • cease
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How to use sparked in a sentence

Burning wings withered on the ground; dead leaves had sparked now, and whips of light ran on the clearing floor.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
Her skin was tanned toast brown so that the bright blue eyes fairly sparked out at you.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
Incongruity sparked a scarcely-controllable impulse to hysterical laughter.
THE SHORT LIFEFRANCIS DONOVAN
At which the glint in her eye and the hidden smile on her lips sort of met and sparked and she laughed.
CHEERFUL--BY REQUESTEDNA FERBER
The Wabbly backed slowly from the irregular line where the first rockets sparked invisibly.
MORALEMURRAY LEINSTER
A flash fire broke out in the control panel and the circuits sparked and flared.
ON THE TRAIL OF THE SPACE PIRATESCAREY ROCKWELL
I remember how Nap sparked up as he described the happenings of the past fortnight.
THE SEQUELGEORGE A. TAYLOR
And just as the bear reached the place where she had been standing, the spruce tips sparked sharply and flared up in his face.
HOOF AND CLAWCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
His blue eyes sparked and a shock of curly red hair that needed cutting tumbled on his head.
TRADING JEFF AND HIS DOGJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
His eyes sparked in the firelight and his flabby jaws loaned him an air of grimness.
TRADING JEFF AND HIS DOGJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
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