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 for enkindle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Enkindle \En*kin"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enkindled; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Enkindling.]
     1. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To excite; to rouse into action; to incite.
        [1913 Webster]
              To enkindle the enthusiasm of an artist. --Talfourd.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky
           with oranges and reds" [syn: kindle, enkindle,
           conflagrate, inflame]
      2: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse
         pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy" [syn: arouse,
         elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise,

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