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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. arouse or excite feelings and passions;
- Example: "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"
- Example: "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"
- Example: "Wake old feelings of hatred"
[syn: inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up]

2. begin to smoke;
- Example: "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"
[syn: light up, fire up, light]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fire up v 1: arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred" [syn: inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up] 2: begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up" [syn: light up, fire up, light]