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verb [transitive]     inflame pronunciation in British English
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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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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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