Enkindled
Enkindle En*kin"dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enkindled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enkindling}.] 1. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To excite; to rouse into action; to incite. [1913 Webster]

To enkindle the enthusiasm of an artist. --Talfourd. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • enkindled — adj. set on fire. Syn: ignited, kindled, lit. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enkindled — en·kin·dle || ɪn kɪndl v. kindle, ignite, light, set on fire; arouse passion, excite …   English contemporary dictionary

  • enkindled — adjective set afire the ignited paper a kindled fire • Syn: ↑ignited, ↑kindled • Similar to: ↑lighted, ↑lit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Enkindle — En*kin dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enkindled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enkindling}.] 1. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To excite; to rouse into action; to incite. [1913 Webster] To enkindle the enthusiasm of an artist.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enkindling — Enkindle En*kin dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enkindled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enkindling}.] 1. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To excite; to rouse into action; to incite. [1913 Webster] To enkindle the enthusiasm of an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enthusiasm — En*thu si*asm, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to be inspired or possessed by the god, fr. ?, ?, inspired: cf. enthousiasme. See {Entheal}, {Theism}.] 1. Inspiration as if by a divine or superhuman power; ecstasy; hence, a conceit of divine possession and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ignited — adj. set afire or burning. Syn: enkindled, kindled, lit, lighted. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inflamed — In*flamed , p. a. 1. Set on fire; enkindled; heated; congested; provoked; exasperated. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) Represented as burning, or as adorned with tongues of flame. [1913 Webster] 3. (Med.) Having an inflammation in; of tissues; as, an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inflammable — In*flam ma*ble, a. [CF. F. inflammable.] 1. Capable of being easily set fire; easily enkindled; combustible; as, inflammable oils or spirits. [1913 Webster] 2. Excitable; irritable; irascible; easily provoked; as, an inflammable temper. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inflammable air — Inflammable In*flam ma*ble, a. [CF. F. inflammable.] 1. Capable of being easily set fire; easily enkindled; combustible; as, inflammable oils or spirits. [1913 Webster] 2. Excitable; irritable; irascible; easily provoked; as, an inflammable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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