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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of ignite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. set afire or burning.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. set afire


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  • “Catriona,” the rough-edged purr of her name ignited long dormant passions.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Defenseman Paul Martin ignited the spurt at 5: 49 after taking a pass from David Clarkson and ripping a shot past Vokoun.

  • Martin ignited the Kings early in the third quarter with a pair of 3-pointers during a 10-0 run.

  • Leinart's 31-yard pass to Boldin ignited a four-play, 70-yard touchdown drive. - Football - Seattle vs. Arizona

  • Despite not adding to his World Cup totals of two goals and three assists, Sas once again ignited the Turkish attack and was named Man of the Match.

    World Cup Soccer - Turkey vs. Senegal

  • Griffin ignited it with a 3-pointer, Krupalija hit a 3-pointer and a pair of free throws and McClain had a dunk and a layup.

    NCAA Men's Basketball - Iowa vs. Illinois

  • With the contest tied, 4-4, Nevin ignited a four-run rally in the sixth with a leadoff double off Kevin Tapani (8-11) and scored the go-ahead run on Mike Darr's RBI single to shallow left.

    National League Baseball - Padres vs. Cubs

  • “Sure,” I grumbled, trying hard to ignore the warm glow that hearing him say my name had ignited in the pit of my belly.

    Goodnight Nobody

  • That call ignited a fierce battle in and around the holy city of Najaf.

    CNN Transcript Aug 5, 2004

  • But the fire in Clameran's eye at the mention of Gaston's name ignited my lantern.

    File No. 113


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