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kin·dle 1

 (kĭn′dl)
v. kin·dled, kin·dling, kin·dles
v.tr.
1.
a. To build or fuel (a fire).
b. To set fire to; ignite.
2. To cause to glow; light up: The sunset kindled the skies.
3. To arouse (an emotion, for example): "No spark had yet kindled in him an intellectual passion" (George Eliot).
v.intr.
1. To catch fire; burst into flame.
2. To become bright; glow.
3. To become inflamed.
4. To be stirred up; rise.

[Middle English kindelen (influenced by kindelen, to give birth to, cause), probably from Old Norse kynda.]

kin′dler n.

kin·dle 2

 (kĭn′dl)
intr.v. kin·dled, kin·dling, kin·dles
To give birth to young. Used especially of rabbits.
n.
A brood or litter, especially of kittens.

[Middle English kindelen, from kindel, offspring, from Old English gecynd; see kind2.]
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