Synonyms of inflame in English:

inflame


See definition of inflame

verb

1‘the play's impact inflames anti-Semitism’

SYNONYMS
incite, arouse, rouse, provoke, animate, stir up, work up, whip up, kindle, fire, ignite, touch off, foment, actuate, inspire
stimulate, agitate, spur on
ANTONYMS

dampen, calm

2‘he made comments that inflamed what was already a sensitive situation’

SYNONYMS
aggravate, exacerbate, intensify, worsen, make worse, compound
add fuel to the flames, fan the flames, rub salt in the wound
ANTONYMS

soothe

3‘his opinions so inflamed his rival that they came to blows’

SYNONYMS
enrage, incense, anger, infuriate, exasperate, madden, send into a rage, provoke, antagonize, rile, gall
informal make someone see red, make someone's blood boil, drive crazy, drive mad
rare empurple
ANTONYMS

placate