inflame

inflame(
ihn
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fleym
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to stir)
a. inflamar
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The execution of an innocent man inflamed the debate about the death penalty.La ejecución de un hombre inocente inflamó el debate sobre la pena de muerte.
b. enardecer
When you refuse his come-ons, you inflame his passion.Cuando rechazas sus insinuaciones, enardeces su pasión.
c. enconar
Blaming your parents will only inflame your conflict.Echarle la culpa a tus padres solo va a enconar su conflicto.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to make angry)
a. enconar
Their victory inflamed their enemies.Su victoria enconó a sus enemigos.
b. sublevar
Animal cruelty inflames Anne. She is a PETA activist.A Anne le subleva la crueldad hacia los animales. Es una activista PETA.
3. (medicine)
a. inflamar
As plaque begins to accumulate, it starts to inflame the gums.A medida que se acumula la placa dental, empieza a inflamar las encías.
b. enconar
I didn't take the antibiotics my doctor prescribed me, and my wound has become inflamed.No tomé los antibióticos que me recetó el médico, y se me ha enconado la herida.
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inflame
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (desire, curiosity)
a. despertar
2. (crowd)
a. enardecer
3. (of wound)
a.
to become inflamedinflamarse
inflame [ɪnˈfleɪm]
transitive verb
1 (Med) [+wound] inflamar
to become inflamed inflamarse
2 [+person, feelings] encender; inflamar; [+situation] exacerbar; [+conflict] avivar; exacerbar
to be inflamed with passion/anger/jealousy estar inflamado de pasión/ira/celos
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