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fuel

Synonyms of fuel in English:

noun

  • 1 the car ran out of fuel
    power source;
    British  petrol
  • 2 she added more fuel to the fire
    firewood, wood, kindling, logs;
    oil, kerosene, propane, lighter fluid;
    heat source
  • 3 we all need fuel to keep our bodies going
  • 4 his antics added fuel to the opposition's cause
    encouragement, ammunition, stimulus, incentive;
    provocation, goading
  • verb

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  • 1 power stations fueled by low-grade coal
    power, fire, charge
  • 2 the rumors fueled anxiety among opposition
    fan, feed, stoke up, inflame, intensify, stimulate, encourage, provoke, incite, whip up;
    sustain, keep alive
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