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English definition of “inflame”

inflame

verb [T]     /ɪnˈfleɪm/
to cause or increase very strong feelings such as anger or excitement: Reducing the number of staff is certain to inflame the already angry medical profession. Pictures of the bombed and burning city inflamed feelings/passions further.Increasing and intensifyingInspiring feelings in others
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