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 artist. --Talfourd. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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