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rekindle

[ree-kin-dl] /riˈkɪn dl/
verb (used with object), rekindled, rekindling.
1.
to excite, stir up, or rouse anew: efforts to rekindle their romance;
comments that rekindled her anger.
2.
to cause to begin burning again; ignite again:
Never use gasoline to rekindle a fire.
verb (used without object), rekindled, rekindling.
3.
to begin to burn again; ignite again:
She is worried about a fire rekindling.
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British Dictionary definitions for rekindling

rekindle

/riːˈkɪndəl/
verb
1.
to arouse or cause to be aroused again: rekindle the romance in your relationship
2.
to set alight or start to burn again
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Word Origin and History for rekindling

rekindle

v.

1590s, from re- "back, again" + kindle (v.). Figurative use from 1650s. Related: Rekindled; rekindling.

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