Synonyms of kindling


1. kindling, tinder, touchwood, spunk, punk, igniter, ignitor, lighter

usage: material for starting a fire

2. ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammation, burning, combustion

usage: the act of setting something on fire


1. kindle, inflame, flare up

usage: catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"

2. kindle, enkindle, conflagrate, inflame, ignite, light

usage: cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"

3. arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke, make, create

usage: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"

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Definition and meaning of kindling (Dictionary)