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stoke
American English: /stoʊk/
British English: /stəʊk/

Translation of stoke in Spanish:

transitive verb

stoke (up)

  • 1
    (fire/furnace)
    echarle carbón ( or leña etc. ) a
    Example sentences
    • On washdays, the tub was filled with cold water using buckets, and a wood or coal fire was stoked up.
    • The furnaces that fed them fizzled out long ago, the coal that stoked the fires lies unexcavated in flooded mines.
    • Leaning over, she took hold of an iron stick and with it poked at the fire, stoking the dying flames.
  • 2
    (hatred)
    avivar
    alimentar
    (tensions)
    agudizar
    Example sentences
    • Unanswered, its effect is to stoke resentment and encourage conflict.
    • Exactly 100 years ago this week, Wales was in the midst of a fervent religious revival led by a young Methodist, stoking fanatical excitement and emotional excesses.
    • These ads are geared to stoke voter emotions and fears to hammer a candidate on a controversial issue.

Phrasal verbs

stoke up

1v + o + adv, v + adv + o 2verb + adverb [colloquial]stoke up! you won't be eating again for a while!
llénate bien, que va a pasar un buen rato antes de que vuelvas a comer
she's stoking up for the long walk
está haciendo acopio de energías para la larga caminata [humorous]
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