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reignite


verb (used with object), ig·nit·ed, ig·nit·ing.

  1. to set on fire; kindle.
  2. Chemistry. to heat intensely; roast.

verb (used without object), ig·nit·ed, ig·nit·ing.

  1. to take fire; begin to burn.

verb

  1. to catch fire or cause to catch fire againthe burners reignited
  2. to flare up or cause to flare up againto reignite the war

verb

  1. to catch fire or set fire to; burn or cause to burn
  2. (tr) chem to heat strongly
  3. (tr) to stimulate or provokethe case has ignited a nationwide debate
v.

1660s, from Latin ignitus, past participle of ignire “set on fire,” from ignis “fire” (see igneous). Attested earlier as an adjective (1550s). Related: Ignited; igniting.

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