ignite ignite  /ɪɡ ˈnaɪt/


  1. (v) cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
  2. (v) start to burn or burst into flames
  3. (v) arouse or excite feelings and passions

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  1. She's also a riveting actress; just watch her ignite the stage as the doomed Violetta in La Traviata.
  2. An attorney sits nearby, trying to ignite some optimism in his client maybe it won't be so bad but the man knows better.
  3. But fuel-cell technology, which uses pollution-free hydrogen gas to generate an electric current, could ignite electric-bike sales.


  1. Lightning strikes spark several new, smaller fires across NM

    As the Thompson and Tres Lagunas fires continue to burn, Thursday storms led to several smaller fires to ignite across the state.  Four in the northern part of the state were likely caused by lightning strikes, according to a report from the Albuquerque Journal. Those four were 15 miles northeast of Cuba, N.M., 8 miles north of Las Vegas, 6 miles north of Ocate and 6 miles southwest of Mora ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KOAT Albuquerque

  2. Ignite to Host "Dragon's Den" for Next Technology Success Stories

    Ignite to Host "Dragon's Den" for Next Technology Success Stories
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. IGNITE monthly meeting celebrates anniversary of group

    The Cayuga County Young Professionals Group, IGNITE, will celebrate the anniversary of a local business at its monthly event.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Auburn Citizen


  1. "Intel has weathered difficult times in the past, and we know what needs to be done to drive our success moving forward. Our new technologies and new products will help us ignite market growth and thrive when the economy recovers," Otellini said.
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Paul Otellini Source: ITworld.com

  2. "What you're hoping to accomplish when you make a change like this is, you're hoping to ignite a spark, give everybody a clean slate," MacPhail said.
    on Jun 4, 2010 By: Andy MacPhail Source: Tampabay.com

  3. Concluding, Obama told his captive audience: "To host athletes from every corner of the globe is a high honour and America is ready to assume that trust - to ignite the spirit of the Olympic and Paralympic movement for a new generation. And so I...
    on Oct 2, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /