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English definition of “kindle”

kindle

verb uk   /ˈkɪn.dl̩/ us  

kindle verb (FIRE)

[T] to cause a fire to start burning by lighting paper, wood, etc.Starting fires

kindle verb (FEELING)

[T often passive] literary to cause strong feelings or ideas in someone: Her imagination was kindled by the exciting stories her grandmother told her.Inspiration and inspiringInspiring feelings in others
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