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verb kindle pronunciation in American English /ˈkɪnd(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theykindle
he/she/itkindles
present participlekindling
past tensekindled
past participlekindled

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  1. 1
    [transitive] to start a fire by lighting small pieces of wood or paper that will burn easily
  2. 2
    [transitive] to start a strong interest or emotion in someone

    His interest in politics was kindled by the 1996 election.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] mainly literary if an emotion kindles, it begins to develop

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