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Word of the Day — August 21, 2012

August 22, 2012 - Scott Viau
Inflame — in-flame — to provoke strong feelings (especially anger) in someone

Example: "In William Falk's comment on truth, or lack of it, among politicians, he said, 'Presidential candidates are, by definition, people of colossal ego and ambition, and they and the professional manipulators who surround them know from long experience that the surest way to win elections is to inflame voters' fears, stoke their resentments and pander to their selfish short-term interests.'"

 
 

 

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