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inflame

Synonyms of inflame in English:

verb

  • 1 his opinions inflamed his rival
    enrage, incense, anger, madden, infuriate, exasperate, provoke, antagonize, rile
    informal make someone see red, make someone's blood boil
    [Antonyms] placate
  • 2 the case inflamed passions against the pit bull
    incite, arouse, rouse, provoke, stir up, whip up, kindle, ignite, touch off, foment, inspire, stimulate, agitate
    [Antonyms] calm, dampen
  • 3 he inflamed an already tense situation
    [Antonyms] soothe
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