Inflame - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- cause to start burning (syn: enkindle, kindle)
- arouse or excite feelings and passions (syn: fire up, heat, ignite, stir up, wake)
- become inflamed; get sore
His angry speech inflamed the mob.
His comments have inflamed an already tense situation.
inflaming the passions of the mob
a chemical that can inflame the skin
Roman Church tried to inflame the minds of people against the heretics.
The shooting inflamed ethnic tensions.
The repetitive motion inflamed her joint
His throat inflamed
present participle: inflaming
past tense: inflamed
past participle: inflamed