Definition of Enkindle

1. Verb. Cause to start burning. "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"

Exact synonyms: Conflagrate, Inflame, Kindle
Generic synonyms: Ignite, Light
Specialized synonyms: Rekindle
Derivative terms: Inflammation



2. Verb. Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses). "Evoke sympathy"

Definition of Enkindle

1. v. t. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle.

Definition of Enkindle

1. Verb. To kindle; to arouse or evoke. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enkindle

1. to set on fire [v -DLED, -DLING, -DLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enkindle

enjoying
enjoyingly
enjoyment
enjoyments
enjoys
enjury
enkennel
enkenneled
enkennelled
enkennels
enkephalin
enkephalinergic
enkephalins
enkernel
enkernels
enkindle (current term)
enkindled
enkindler
enkindlers
enkindles
enkindling
enkitten
enlace
enlaced
enlacement
enlacements
enlaces
enlacing
enlaid
enlard

Literary usage of Enkindle

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1. Exposition of Psalm CXIX: As Illustrative of the Character and Exercises of ...by Charles Bridges by Charles Bridges (1850)
"enkindle afresh the sacred spark within, and let me be all alive for thee.' Let faith be kept alive and active at.the throne of grace, and all will be alive ..."

2. Memoir of the Centennial Celebration of Burgoyne's Surrender: Held at by William Leete Stone (1878)
"By its warning may it help to enkindle throughout the length and breadth of our land a love of country so fervent, that from henceforth there will be no ..."

3. The History of Portugal: From the Commencement of the Monarchy to the Reign by Edward McMurdo (1889)
"... riot—Distrust of the populace—Attitude of the Count de Basto— The revolutionists take possession of Evora—The leaders seek to enkindle a revolt in other ..."

4. Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great by Elbert Hubbard (1895)
"... souls The cup of strength in some great agony, enkindle generous ardor, feed pure love, Beget the smiles that have no cruelty— Be the sweet presence of ..."

5. The Lusiad: An Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, Thomas Moore Musgrave (1826)
"... A shameless front in India oft display, Disgust alone shall in thy gen'rous breast enkindle. He who, solely to oppress, Employs or martial force, ..."

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