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1. kindle  (verb) 
call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"

  Also known as: arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke


  More Specific:
strike a chord / touch a chord - evoke a reaction, response, or emotion
invite / ask for - increase the likelihood of
draw - elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
rekindle - arouse again
infatuate - arouse unreasoning love or passion in and cause to behave in an irrational way
prick - to cause a sharp emotional pain
inflame / stir up / wake / ignite / heat / fire up - arouse or excite feelings and passions
stimulate / shake / shake up / excite / stir - stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
excite - arouse or elicit a feeling
anger - make angry
upset / discompose / untune / disconcert / discomfit - cause to lose one''s composure
shame - cause to be ashamed
hurt / wound / injure / bruise / offend / spite - hurt the feelings of
overwhelm / overpower / sweep over / whelm / overcome / overtake - overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
interest - excite the curiosity of


  More Generic:
    make     create


2. kindle  (verb) 
cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"

  Also known as: enkindle, conflagrate, inflame


  More Specific:
rekindle - kindle anew, as of a fire


  More Generic:
    ignite     light


3. kindle  (verb) 
catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"

  Also known as: inflame


  More Generic:
    flare up


 

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