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Synonyms of inflame in English:


  • 1 the play's impact inflames anti-Semitism
    stimulate, agitate, spur on
    [Antonyms] dampen, calm
  • 2 he made comments that inflamed what was already a sensitive situation
    [Antonyms] soothe
  • 3 his opinions so inflamed his rival that they came to blows
    enrage, incense, anger, infuriate, exasperate, madden, send into a rage, provoke, antagonize, rile, gall
    informal make someone see red, make someone's blood boil, drive mad/crazy
    rare empurple
    [Antonyms] placate
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