inflaming inflaming  /ɪnf ˈleɪ mɪŋ/


  • (n) arousal to violent emotion


  1. Record home prices are inflaming passions--and pocketbooks--as never before.
  2. His trustiest weapons were always flaming words and inflaming ideas.
  3. Record home prices are inflaming passions--and pocketbooks--as never before.


  1. Merkel Shuns Russia Exhibition Opening in Looted-Art Spat

    Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Vladimir Putin canceled the joint opening of a Russian exhibit of art looted from Germany, inflaming a spat dating from the Nazi regime’s collapse at the end of World War II.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Singapore's Air Turns 'Hazardous' as Indonesian Fires Rage

    By Kevin Lim and Eveline Danubrata SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "hazardous" levels late on Wednesday as smoke from slash-and-burn land clearing in Indonesia enveloped the city-state, inflaming tensions between the Southeast Asian neighbors. Singapore, a major financial center, will send a delegation to Jakarta on Thursday to discuss the smog that has turned its ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Scientific American


  1. "This barbarous act was clearly aimed at inflaming sectarian tensions among the people of Iraq and defeating their aspirations for a secure, democratic and prosperous country," Bush said. "I join Iraq's leaders in calling on all Iraqis to...
    on Jun 13, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Forbes

  2. "The terrorist act which targeted the shrine came as part of a series of crimes aimed at inflaming sectarian passions among the sons of the country," Mr Maliki said. "Those who have committed it are enemies of Allah, the country and the...
    on Jun 15, 2007 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source:

  3. "So you have this right-wing social movement, relatively small but angry, and then you have these major public figures, inflaming them with rhetoric and conspiracy allegations on national television," Berlet told AFP.
    on Jul 30, 2009 By: Chip Berlet Source: AFP

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