Synonyms of inflame in English:

inflame

verb

  • 1 the play's impact inflames anti-Semitism
    incite, arouse, rouse, provoke, animate, stir up, work up, whip up, kindle, fire, ignite, touch off, foment, actuate, inspire; 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
    rare empurple
    [Antonyms] placate
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