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Verb
(usually used in third person form "gets") Annoying or irritating (someone)
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“At first, they were silent, but their silence served only to inflame his anger.”
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To be triggering a passionate feeling or reaction
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“However, their every utterance is designed to inflame fears and tensions.”
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To be arousing someone
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Present participle for to set something on fire
“He rode with the emblem hanging at the tip of his bow, half expecting it to inflame the night with sorcerous fire that would light their way.”
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Present participle for to make worse or more severe
“The British ambassador argued that any public debate at the UN would only inflame the situation.”
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Present participle for to make (something) greater in amount, level or degree by adding to it
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Present participle for to wear away or cause damage through applied friction
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Present participle for to cause physical pain to
Noun
The organized incitement of rebellion or civil disorder against authority or the state
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The state of becoming worse or more serious
Adjective
Causing anger, offense, or a strong negative reaction
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