Textual thesaurus for "inflame"

(verb) ignite, heat, stir up, wake, fire up

arouse or excite feelings and passions

The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor; The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world; Wake old feelings of hatred

(verb) kindle, enkindle, conflagrate

cause to start burning

The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds

(verb) kindle

catch fire

The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles