kindled kindled  /ˈkɪn dəld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) set afire

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Usage(s):

  1. Years of daily exposure to the inhumanities of apartheid, where being black reduced one to the status of a nonperson, kindled in him a kind of absurd courage to change the world.
  2. Fortunes are being made, jealousies are being kindled and the claws are coming out--literally.
  3. It is God's kindled fire, Which shall mount above the hearts of the damned; It shall verily rise over them like a vault, On outstretched columns.

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  1. "It encourages adolescents to consider their relationships just as 'adult' as any other relationships typically kindled by 'matchmaking,'" Ablow said. "This could certainly lead them to believe they are ready to engage in adult encounters."
    on Feb 26, 2010 By: Dr Keith Ablow Source: FOXNews

  2. "It should be clear that the best antidote to radicalism and terror is the tolerance and hope kindled in free societies," Bush said in a speech at the National Defense University. "And our duty is now clear: For the sake of our long-term...
    on Mar 8, 2005 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  3. "As sure as day follows night, the torch he has kindled shall not be extinguished. Not under my command," Mr Kiir said.
    on Aug 5, 2005 By: Salva Kiir Source: BBC News

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