English translation of भड़काना
भड़कानाPowered by COBUILD /bhadhakana/
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/bhadhakana, bhadhakAnA, bhadhakaanaa, bhadhakānā/
1. exasperate transitive verb
If someone or something exasperates you, they annoy you, making you feel frustrated. ⇒ He hates school and exasperates his teachers.
2. fan transitive verb
If you fan a fire, you wave something flat next to it in order to make it burn more strongly.
3. inflame transitive verb
If something inflames a situation, or if it inflames people's feelings, it makes people more angry or feel more strongly. [journalism] ⇒ Political passions have been inflamed by the scandal.
4. stoke transitive verb, phrasal verb
If you stoke something such as a feeling, or if you stoke it up, you cause it to be felt more strongly. ⇒ These attacks are stoking fears of civil war.
5. whip phrasal verb
If someone whips up an emotion such as hatred, they deliberately cause and encourage people to feel that emotion. ⇒ He accused the media of whipping up hatred and fear.
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Translation of भड़काना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary