Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of enkindle | Another word for enkindle | What is enkindle?

Definition 1: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) - [verb of emotion]

Samples where enkindle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • arouse pity
  • raise a smile
  • evoke sympathy

Synonyms for enkindle in the sense of this definition

(enkindle is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

"make a mess in one's office" "create a furor"

(... is a kind of enkindle ) overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

(... is a kind of enkindle ) hurt the feelings of

"She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests" "This remark really bruised my ego"

(... is a kind of enkindle ) cause to be ashamed

(... is a kind of enkindle ) cause to lose one's composure

(... is a kind of enkindle ) make angry

"The news angered him"

(... is a kind of enkindle ) arouse or elicit a feeling

(... is a kind of enkindle ) stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

"These stories shook the community" "the civil war shook the country"

(... is a kind of enkindle ) 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"

(... is a kind of enkindle ) to cause a sharp emotional pain

"The thought of her unhappiness pricked his conscience"

(... is a kind of enkindle ) arouse unreasoning love or passion in and cause to behave in an irrational way

"His new car has infatuated him" "love has infatuated her"

(... is a kind of enkindle ) arouse again

"rekindle hopes" "rekindle her love"

(... is a kind of enkindle ) elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.

"The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans" "The comedian drew a lot of laughter"

(... is a kind of enkindle ) increase the likelihood of

"ask for trouble" "invite criticism"

(... is a kind of enkindle ) evoke a reaction, response, or emotion

"this writer strikes a chord with young women" "The storyteller touched a chord"

(... is a kind of enkindle ) excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of

Definition 2: cause to start burning - [verb of weather]

Samples where enkindle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds

Synonyms for enkindle in the sense of this definition

(enkindle is a kind of ...) cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

"Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter" "Light a cigarette"

(... is a kind of enkindle ) kindle anew, as of a fire

More words

Another word for enkidu

Another word for enki

Another word for enkephalin

Another word for enkaid

Another word for enjoyment

Another word for enkindled

Another word for enl

Another word for enlace

Another word for enlarge

Another word for enlarged


Other word for enlarged

enlarged meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce enlarged