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Kindle (v. t. & i.) To bring forth young.
Kindle (v. t.) To set on fire; to cause to burn with flame; to ignite; to cause to begin burning; to start; to light; as, to kindle a match, or shavings.
Kindle (v. t.) Fig.: To inflame, as the passions; to rouse; to provoke; to excite to action; to heat; to fire; to animate; to incite; as, to kindle anger or wrath; to kindle the flame of love, or love into a flame.
Kindle (v. i.) To take fire; to begin to burn with flame; to start as a flame.
Kindle (v. i.) Fig.: To begin to be excited; to grow warm or animated; to be roused or exasperated.
Kindling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Kindle