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kindle

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English

Etymology

From Old Norse kynda

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
kindle

Plural
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  1. (obsolete) A collective term for a group of kittens.
    A kindle of kittens.

Verb

Infinitive
to kindle

Third person singular
kindl

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to kindle (third-person singular simple present kindl, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To start (a fire) or light (a torch).
    Please kindle a fire in the barbecue.
  2. (transitive) To arouse or inspire (a passion, etc).
    He kindled an enthusiasm for the project in his fellow workers.

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