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Noun kindling has 2 senses
  1. kindling, tinder, touchwood, spunk, punk - material for starting a fire
    --1 is a kind of igniter, ignitor, lighter
    Derived form: verb kindle1
  2. ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammation - the act of setting on fire or catching fire
    --2 is a kind of burning, combustion
    Derived form: verb kindle1
Verb kindle has 3 senses
  1. kindle, inflame - catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"
    --1 is one way to flare up
    Derived forms: noun kindling1, noun kindling2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. kindle, enkindle, conflagrate, inflame - cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"
    --2 is one way to ignite, light
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke - call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
    --3 is one way to make, create
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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