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OTHER WORDS FROM kindlingun·kin·dling, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for kindling
Hiller opens a barrel, lifts out wood particles and pieces of kindling, and lets them run through his fingers.
He is a slightly built New Englander, in tie and shirtsleeves, whose sense of humor is about as dry and incendiary as kindling.Joe McQuaid: Union Leader Publisher Is GOP Kingmaker in New Hampshire|Lloyd Grove|December 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
His riff toward the end when he bragged about winning three times in a blue state just might have been the kindling.
The new health care ads are designed to jack up sentiments to the kindling point.
When he wakened again daylight was at hand, and Mr. Dopples was kindling a fire.Ralph Granger's Fortunes|William Perry Brown
But the blood of the four was kindling, and they had vengeance instead of sport to seek.The Path of the King|John Buchan
This great military array extinguished at once the kindling elements of a civil war, "by making resistance desperate."
Have kindling wood at hand also, so that a fire may be quickly made, if needed.Housekeeping in Old Virginia|Marion Cabell Tyree
She plucked at the fringe of her shawl, and Colonel Ferrers waited, though with a kindling eye.Hildegarde's Home|Laura E. Richards