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5 definitions found
 for inflamed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inflame \In*flame"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inflamed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Inflaming.] [OE. enflamen, OF. enflamer, F.
     enflammer, L. inflammare, inflammatum; pref. in- in +
     flammare to flame, fr. flamma flame. See Flame.]
     1. To set on fire; to kindle; to cause to burn, flame, or
        glow.
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              We should have made retreat
              By light of the inflamed fleet.       --Chapman.
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     2. Fig.: To kindle or intensify, as passion or appetite; to
        excite to an excessive or unnatural action or heat; as, to
        inflame desire.
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              Though more, it seems,
              Inflamed with lust than rage.         --Milton.
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              But, O inflame and fire our hearts.   --Dryden.
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     3. To provoke to anger or rage; to exasperate; to irritate;
        to incense; to enrage.
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              It will inflame you; it will make you mad. --Shak.
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     4. (Med.) To put in a state of inflammation; to produce
        morbid heat, congestion, or swelling, of; as, to inflame
        the eyes by overwork.
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     5. To exaggerate; to enlarge upon. [Obs.]
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              A friend exaggerates a man's virtues, an enemy
              inflames his crimes.                  --Addison.
  
     Syn: To provoke; fire; kindle; irritate; exasperate; incense;
          enrage; anger; excite; arouse.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inflamed \In*flamed"\, p. a.
     1. Set on fire; enkindled; heated; congested; provoked;
        exasperated.
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     2. (Her.) Represented as burning, or as adorned with tongues
        of flame.
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     3. (Med.) Having an inflammation in; -- of tissues; as, an
        inflamed appendix.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  decorated \decorated\ adj.
     having decorations. [Narrower terms: beaded, beady,
     bejeweled, bejewelled, bespangled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled,
     sequined, spangled, spangly; bedaubed; bespectacled,
     monocled, spectacled; braided; brocaded, embossed,
     raised; buttony; carbuncled; champleve, cloisonne,
     enameled; crested, plumed having a decorative plume);
     crested, top-knotted, topknotted, tufted; crested;
     embellished, ornamented, ornate; embroidered; encircled,
     ringed, wreathed; fancied up, gussied, gussied up, tricked
     out; feathery, feathered, plumy; frilled, frilly,
     ruffled; fringed; gilt-edged; inflamed; inlaid;
     inwrought; laced; mosaic, tessellated; paneled,
     wainscoted; studded; tapestried; tasseled, tasselled;
     tufted; clinquant, tinseled, tinselly; tricked-out]
     Also See: clothed, fancy. Antonym: unadorned.
  
     Syn: adorned.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  inflamed
      adj 1: resulting from inflammation; hot and swollen and
             reddened; "eyes inflamed with crying"
      2: lighted with red light as if with flames; "streets ablaze
         with lighted Christmas trees"; "the inflamed clouds at
         sunset"; "reddened faces around the campfire" [syn:
         ablaze(p), inflamed, reddened]
      3: adorned with tongues of flame

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  170 Moby Thesaurus words for "inflamed":
     Titian, Titian-red, ablaze, afire, aflame, aflicker, aglow, agog,
     algetic, alight, angry, aquiver, ardent, aroused, atingle,
     atwitter, blazing, bricky, burning, bursting, candent, candescent,
     cardinal, carmine, carnation, carnelian, carried away, cerise,
     chafed, chafing, cherry, cherry-colored, cherry-red, comburent,
     conflagrant, crimson, damask, delirious, ebullient, effervescent,
     excited, exhilarated, fanatic, febrile, ferruginous, festering,
     fevered, feverish, feverous, fiery, fire-red, fired, flagrant,
     flame-colored, flame-red, flaming, flaring, flickering, flushed,
     fuming, galled, glowing, gules, guttering, hard-core, heated,
     hectic, high, hopped up, hot, hotheaded, hyperpyretic,
     hyperthermic, ignescent, ignited, impassioned, in a blaze,
     in a fever, in a glow, in flames, incandescent, incarmined,
     infected, infrared, iron-red, irritated, keyed up, kindled,
     lake-colored, laky, lateritious, lathered up, live, living,
     lobster-red, lurid, madcap, manic, maroon, moved, on fire,
     passionate, port-wine, puce, pyretic, rankling, raw,
     ready to burst, red, red-dyed, red-hot, red-looking, reddened,
     reddish, reddish-amber, reddish-brown, reeking, roused, rubicund,
     rubiginous, rubric, rubricose, ruby, ruby-colored, ruby-red,
     ruddied, ruddy, rufescent, rufous, rust, rust-red, rusty, scarlet,
     scintillant, scintillating, scorching, sensitive, septic, smarting,
     smoking, smoldering, sore, sparking, stammel, steamed up,
     stimulated, stirred, stirred up, swollen, tender, thrilled,
     tile-red, tingling, tingly, totally committed, turned-on,
     unextinguished, unquenched, vermilion, vinaceous, warm, whipped up,
     white-hot, wine, wine-colored, wine-red, worked up, wrought up,
     yeasty, zealous
  
  

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