inflammation has definitions from the field of medicine
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[ noun ] (medicine) a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat

Synonyms

redness rubor flush

2
[ noun ] the act of setting on fire or catching fire

Related terms

burning ignite ignite kindle

3
[ noun ] the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

Examples

"his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled" "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"

4
[ noun ] arousal to violent emotion

Synonyms

inflaming

Related terms

arousal inflame

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