how to pronounce inflame


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inflame is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of inflame in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… that could inflame tensions or put …”

meanings of inflame


  1. To kindle or intensify (a feeling, as passion or appetite); to excite to an excessive or unnatural action or heat.
  2. To put in a state of inflammation; to produce morbid heat, congestion, or swelling, of.
  3. To provoke (a person) to anger or rage; to exasperate; to irritate; to incense; to enrage.
  4. To grow morbidly hot, congested, or painful; to become angry or incensed.
  5. To exaggerate; to enlarge upon.
  6. To set on fire; to kindle; to cause to burn, flame, or glow.

inflame frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word inflame occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics inflame can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that inflame can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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