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English definition of “kindle”

kindle

verb [T often passive] (FEELING)    /ˈkɪn.dl̩/ 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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