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v. en·kin·dled, en·kin·dling, en·kin·dles
1. To set afire; light.
2. To incite; arouse.
3. To make luminous and glowing.
To catch fire.

en·kin′dler n.
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Adj.1.enkindled - set afire; "the ignited paper"; "a kindled fire"
lighted, lit - set afire or burning; "the lighted candles"; "a lighted cigarette"; "a lit firecracker"
References in classic literature ?
Our age is too enlightened to contend upon topics which concern only the interests of eternity; the men who hold in proper contempt all controversies about trifles, except such as inflame their own passions, have made it a commonplace censure against your ancestors, that their zeal was enkindled by subjects of trivial importance; and that however aggrieved by the intolerance of others, they were alike intolerant themselves.
I was astonished, too, at the vast extent of his reading; and, above all, I felt my soul enkindled within me by the wild fervor, and the vivid freshness of his imagination.
The glare from the enkindled roof illumined its inmost recesses.
fires of animosity enkindled in that ancient strife smoulder to this
The nearer I approached to your habitation, the more deeply did I feel the spirit of revenge enkindled in my heart.
Thus my mind, all rapt, was gazing, fixed, motionless and intent, ever enkindled by its gazing.
This ongoing support was and still is a main reason to encourage Damascus regime to lead, adamantly, with its deviation and tyranny, and thus keeping the Syrian crisis enkindled for the third year in a row without even a glimpse of hope to solve it or to end one of the biggest crises and human sufferings recorded in the contemporary history, he stated.
Men aflame with a burning charity towards their neighbours are thus enkindled because they have touched the depth of their own misery, their own apparentiality, their own nothingness, and then, turning their newly opened eyes upon their fellows, they have seen that they also are miserable, apparential, condemned to nothingness, and they have pitied them and loved them.
If we look to love for a sense of unity and connectedness, the plangent irony is that it more likely divides and destroys; as Althea anguishes, "a fire enkindled of mine hands / And of mine hands extinguished: this is he" (ll.
Hagar and her son are said to have left Sarah's house shortly after the birth of Ishmael due to the strife enkindled between the two women.
The Catholic faith insists that one's own spirituality is most alive when it is lived and we suggest that an enkindled spirituality engages directly with the problems of the world.
Then why do we need such meetings at which they pretend to put out the fire in the country when it is enkindled inside the parliament.