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inflame

US [ɪnˈfleɪm]
UK [ɪn'fleɪm]
  • v.激怒;〈文学〉挑逗;【医】(使)红肿
  • Web燃烧;发炎;使燃烧
Simple Present:inflames  Present Participle:inflaming  Past Tense:inflamed  
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v.
1.
~ sb/sth
激起…的强烈感情;(尤指)使愤怒,使激动to cause very strong feelings, especially anger or excitement, in a person or in a group of people
His comments have inflamed teachers all over the country.
他的评论激怒了全国教师。
2.
~ sth
使(局势)恶化;使更棘手to make a situation worse or more difficult to deal with
The situation was further inflamed by the arrival of the security forces.
保安部队的到达使局势更加难以控制。

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