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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of enkindle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. set on fire.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. set afire
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Of the whole crowd, including Gay, the speaker in his blue shirt, with his head thrown back against a pitch-black bough of the cedar, and his face enkindled from the fire of his enthusiasm, seemed the one masculine and dominating intelligence.
The nearer I approached to your habitation, the more deeply did I feel the spirit of revenge enkindled in my heart.
The Church is one of those living forces: she is alive with the love enkindled by the Spirit of Christ.
Then spoke the woman whose child was the living one to the king, for her love was enkindled toward her son, and she said, “O my lord, give her the living child, but do not slay it.”
Quiet returns, but the poor wretch turns over and over in her heart the fantasies born of her idle listening; her reflections only fan more fiercely the flame enkindled by her chatter.
These visits enkindled in his beautiful soul such flames of Divine love that their ardour imparted itself even to his body and took from the snow on which he walked its wonted cold; for it is related that the servant who accompanied him in these nightly excursions, having to walk through the snow, suffered much from the cold.
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.
When Hurricane Kat blew through the Big Easy three years ago, my Irish rose up and my curiosity was enkindled.
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The women in my life have not forgotten me, and by their remembrance have enkindled warm thoughts to fend off the cold days of their absence.