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verb [transitive] inflame pronunciation in American English /ɪnˈfleɪm/
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present tense
present participleinflaming
past tenseinflamed
past participleinflamed
  1. 1
    to make a situation worse by making people more angry or excited
    These remarks have only served to inflame an already dangerous situation.


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