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From Middle English *enflammen, enflawmen, from Old French enflammer (“to inflame”), from Latin inflammō (“to kindle, set on fire”, v), from in (“in, on”) + flamma (“flame”), equivalent to in- + flame.
- Rhymes: -eɪm
- To set on fire; to kindle; to cause to burn, flame, or glow.
- (figuratively) To kindle or intensify, as passion or appetite; to excite to an excessive or unnatural action or heat; as, to inflame desire.
- To provoke to anger or rage; to exasperate; to irritate; to incense; to enrage.
- To put in a state of inflammation; to produce morbid heat, congestion, or swelling, of; as, to inflame the eyes by overwork.
- To exaggerate; to enlarge upon.
- To grow morbidly hot, congested, or painful; to become angry or incensed.
Related terms 
to set on fire
to put in a state of inflammation
- inflame in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- inflame in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of inflamar
- Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of inflamar
- Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of inflamar
- Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of inflamar
inflame (infinitive inflamar)