[ UK /kˈɪndə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈkɪndəɫ/ ]
  1. cause to start burning
    The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds
  2. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    arouse pity
    evoke sympathy
    raise a smile
  3. catch fire
    The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles
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How To Use kindle In A Sentence

  • One minister counseled his people, let us do nothing to rekindle the slumbering fires of prejudice between the two races. A Renegade History of the United States
  • I'm still unsure about this one; it could turn out really cool, or an absolute disaster ... my main motivation is that i don't wanna spend money on a haircut. decisions, decisions purchase any of the following: Kindle, iPod Touch, or MacBook Archive 2009-02-01
  • An affectionate arm around the shoulders, a warm and reassuring hug, a gentle touch upon the arm, even just an understanding glance, are enough to drive away the blues and kindle hope in a heart beset with workaday cares.
  • The fear rose as the flames were rekindled and leapt higher… and the impulse to fight took over when Mhyra reached for Tovon.
  • Amazon, with the Kindle 2.0 Reader, has the option of addressing some keylow lying fruitlike support for folders, PDF support perhaps? Kindle Vs Sony Reader « Kindle Review – Kindle 3 Review, iPad Review
  • Howbeit when they should come to sit downe at dinner, there kindled a strife betwixt the said two bishops about their places, bicause the bishop of London, for that he had beene ordeined long before the archbishop, and therefore not onelie as deane to the see of Canturburie, but also by reason of prioritie, pretended to haue the vpper seat. Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (3 of 12) Henrie I.
  • When he got back, we rekindled our relationship and have now been together for five years. Times, Sunday Times
  • I suppose I could sneak a peek at a friend's Kindle, but is that the same?
  • She struggled to rekindle the relationship. Times, Sunday Times
  • _merit-thermometer_, a sort of _Aeolian-harp-test_; in the flat parts his voice was unimpassioned, but if the gust of genius swept over the wires, his tones rose in intensity, till his own energy of feeling and expression kindled in others a sympathetic impulse, which the dull were forced to feel, whilst his animated recitations threw fresh meaning into the minds of the more discerning. Reminiscences of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey
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