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Outdoor SurvivalPlay
Use 'kindle' when referring to starting fires in camping or survival situations. SlideWe need to kindle a fire before it gets dark.
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Figurative SpeechPlay
'Kindle' can be used metaphorically to talk about starting something. SlideThe announcement kindled a debate among the residents.
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Initial SparksPlay
Use 'kindle' to imply the beginning of a fire, suggesting it's small or just starting. SlideThey kindled a little flame with some dry leaves.