kindled

[ UK /kˈɪndə‍ld/ ]
[ US /ˈkɪndəɫd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. set afire
    the ignited paper
    a kindled fire
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How To Use kindled In A Sentence

  • The fear rose as the flames were rekindled and leapt higher… and the impulse to fight took over when Mhyra reached for Tovon.
  • 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
  • _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
  • A leaning toward chemistry and chemical engineering was no doubt kindled in some way by a Mickey Mouse comic strip.
  • In November the pair rekindled their romance and were pictured out and about and looking loved-up again. The Sun
  • The ancients told those stories around the camp fires and those stories grew by the flame enkindled in the hearer's hearts; transforming them into story tellers too. Happy Valentines Day, -XOX, The New Body of Christ:
  • Lunete mounts the palfrey which is brought without delay, and, as they ride, she tells her how she had been accused and charged with treason, and how the pyre was already kindled upon which she was to be laid, and how he had come to help her in just the moment of her need. Four Arthurian Romances
  • The nearer I approached to your habitation, the more deeply did I feel the spirit of revenge enkindled in my heart. Chapter 16
  • When he came nearest to the scientific spirit of his time, in zealous observations of the life of nature, he characteristically concentrated on the sequence of various bird notes at daybreak and the flight of moths as the stars of twilight were kindled. Nobel Prize in Literature 1923 - Presentation Speech
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