What is another word for enkindle?

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[ ɛnkˈɪndə͡l], [ ɛnkˈɪndə‍l], [ ɛ_n_k_ˈɪ_n_d_əl]

Enkindle is a verb that means "to set on fire." It is often used in a figurative sense, to describe stirring up emotions or passions. Some synonyms for enkindle include ignite, inflame, kindle, rouse, stimulate, and arouse. These words all suggest the idea of sparking or awakening some kind of energy, whether that be physical or emotional. Enkindling a flame of creativity, motivation, or inspiration are all ways in which this verb can be used. Its power lies in its ability to evoke a sense of urgency or action, to provoke a response and to initiate change.

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How to use "Enkindle" in context?

When you enkindle a fire, the flame is caused by a small particle of tinder called a spark. This spark is created when the air around the tinder mixture is compressed. The heat from the burning tinder molecule ignites the air, which then fuels the flames.

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