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Emotionally ChargedPlay
Used to describe actions or words likely to provoke a strong emotional response. SlidePoliticians often use rhetoric to inflame public sentiment.
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Negative ConnotationsPlay
Mostly carries a negative sense, suggesting the arousal of negative feelings. SlideThe column's harsh criticism served to inflame the hostility between the two groups.
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Intensity MatterPlay
Implies an increase in the intensity of existing emotions, not the creation of new ones. SlideHis dismissive comments only served to inflame their existing anger.