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Synonyms of fuel in English:


  • 1 one aircraft ran out of fuel and had to ditch
    power source, combustible, propellant;
    North American  gasoline, gas
  • 2 she got up to add more fuel to the fire
  • 3 we all need fuel to keep our bodies going
    nourishment, sustenance, nutriment, nutrition, food, fodder
  • 4 his antics added fuel to the Republican cause
    encouragement, incentive, ammunition, incitement, stimulus;
    provocation, goading
  • verb

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  • 1 power stations fuelled by low-grade coal
    power, charge, fire, stoke up, supply with fuel
  • 2 pictures of the two of them together fuelled rumours
    stimulate, boost, encourage, intensify, fortify, support, nurture;
    incite, inflame, exacerbate, animate, vitalize, fan, feed, whip up;
    provoke, goad
    [Antonyms] dampen
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