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verb fuel pronunciation in American English /ˈfjuəl/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfuel
he/she/itfuels
present participlefueling or fuelling
past tensefueled or fuelled
past participlefueled or fuelled
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    [transitive] mainly journalism to make something increase or become worse, especially something unpleasant

    Graf's back problem fueled speculation that she might soon retire.

    People's fear of crime is fueled by sensationalist reports.

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