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stoke

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Definition to add fuel or stir a fire to make it burn hotter; or to make feelings stronger
  • She took it upon herself to stoke the campfire whenever it began to dim.
stoke = add fuel or stir a fire to make it burn hotter
  • By refusing to listen, she stoked their frustration and anger.
  • stoked = made stronger
  • Will she stoke or douse the flames of anger?
  • stoke = make stronger
  • Carefully he stoked the fire once more and sat down to wait for both the flames and his feelings to come alive.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • stoked = added fuel or stirred
  • He was humming merrily as he stoked the fire.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • stoked = added fuel or stirred a fire to make it burn hotter
  • Stoke the fire and set a pot of water to boil.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Fever, 1793
  • Stoking it, adding a log, he pretended not to watch the girl.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • He didn't mind if he had to stoke the fire for the next month.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • "Whoever stokes the fire during the night gets an extra pancake in the morning," he said.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • Stoked: More than excited
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • After returning inside, he stoked the fire, then pulled on his rubber boots and his rain slicker.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • Long after Cole returned to the cabin and stoked the barrel stove, he kept thinking about Peter.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • Every two hours he got up during the night to stoke the fire.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • Stoke the fire and prepare to wash more dirty sheets.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Fever, 1793
  • Edwin had stoked the flames into a bright blaze.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • Stoked by the monster, it took him a long time to finish.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • Brendan Stoked the Fire.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • Stoke that fire, heat that pot.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • Stoke up more steam, sir, if you can.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Stoke your furnaces and clap on full steam!
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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