KINDLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of KINDLE
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kindle
 v.  build or fuel a fire; cause to glow; light up; inspire
Classic Sentence: (84 in 6 pages)
1  Fifty handmaids are within, whose task is in their course to keep unfailing store and kindle the household fire.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIRST
2  So at last having attained to land beyond our hopes, we purify ourselves in Jove's worship, and kindle altars of offering, and make the Actian shore gay with the games of Ilium.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
3  But the hero, not dulled nor dismayed by his mishap, returns the keener to battle, and grows violent in wrath, while shame and resolved valour kindle his strength.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIFTH
4  Hope comes to kindle wrath; they hurl their missiles strongly; even as under black clouds cranes from the Strymon utter their signal notes and sail clamouring across the sky, and noisily stream down the gale.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK TENTH
5  The cries of Trojans and Latins kindle the sky.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK TENTH
6  When the matrons saw all the train approach their dwellings they kindle the town with loud wailing.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
7  Or if glory stir thee, if such strength kindle in thy breast, and if a palace so delight thee for thy dower, be bold, and advance stout-hearted upon the foe.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
8  The stormcloud had come upon them, and in every face the fire which Pierre had watched kindle burned up brightly.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXI
9  At the rare moments when the old fire did kindle in her handsome, fully developed body she was even more attractive than in former days.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER X
10  I found some shellfish on the shore, and ate them raw, not daring to kindle a fire, for fear of being discovered by the natives.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER XI.
11  The Turk, amazed and delighted, endeavoured to kindle the zeal of his deliverer by promises of reward and wealth.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 14
12  A small spark was enough to kindle Lily's imagination, and the sight of the grey dress and the borrowed prayer-book flashed a long light down the years.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
13  Oft have I heard my father kindle as he told the tale.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
14  It was dark now, and torches were kindled.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
15  His countenance is kindled in anger against those who have departed from the vow which they have made, and great is the fear of those sons of Belial.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
Example Sentence:
1  One of the first things Ben learned in the Boy Scouts was how to kindle a fire by rubbing two dry sticks together.
2  Such grandiose forecasts kindle anxiety as well as hope; many fret that AI (artificial intelligence) could destroy jobs faster than it creates them.
3  A careless word may kindle strife; a cruel word may wreck a life, a timely word may level stress, a loving word may heal and bless.
4  The second world war kindled his enthusiasm for politics.
5  The teacher's praise kindled a spark of hope inside her.
6  They woke, they kindled: first, they glowed in the bright tint of her cheek, which till this hour I had never seen but pale and bloodless.
7  A little wind kindles, much puts out the fire.
8  A little spark kindles a great fire.
9  He got back home barely in season to help Jim, the small colored boy, saw next-day's wood and split the kindlings before supper.