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Verb
To be triggering a passionate feeling or reaction
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Present participle for to cause, especially used for unstable situations that may magnify if disturbed
“Readers of his journals and correspondence know how vividly and tellingly he can relate an experience or touch off a character.”
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(lead to) Present participle for to culminate or result in a particular event or consequence
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Present participle for to ignite
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Present participle for to set on fire, or to be set on fire
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Present participle for to detonate, or cause to detonate, from, or using, an explosive
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Present participle for to send through the air via physical force or acceleration
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Present participle for to eject, or be ejected, especially suddenly or violently
Noun
The crime of deliberately starting a fire with intent to cause damage
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