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stoke

verb [T]  /stoʊk/ us  
to add fuel to a large enclosed fire and move the fuel around so that it burns well and produces a lot of heat: Returning to the camp, he stoked the fire. fig. The flag is a symbol used to stoke the flames of (= increase) national pride.
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