kindle-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: (Cause to) catch (as if on) fire.

The dried grass of the prairie kindled.
The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds.
The scout kindled a signal fire.

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4,preparing-26.3-1
FrameNet: Cause_to_start,Setting_fire
PropBank: kindle.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: Call forth emotions, feelings, or responses.

Her actions only further kindled his love for her.
The two states cannot kindle a process of peace.

VerbNet: engender-27
FrameNet: Cause_to_start
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3