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Synonyms for fire

Synonyms for fire

the visible signs of combustion

powerful, intense emotion

passionate devotion to or interest in a cause or subject, for example

exceptional brightness and clarity, as of a cut and polished stone

liveliness and vivacity of imagination

to cause to burn or undergo combustion

to arouse the emotions of; make ardent

to discharge a gun or firearm


to release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise

to launch with great force

to send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

Synonyms for fire

the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke

a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning

once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

feelings of great warmth and intensity

fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking

Related Words

a severe trial

intense adverse criticism

start firing a weapon


Related Words

bake in a kiln so as to harden

go off or discharge

drive out or away by or as if by fire

provide with fuel


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The Celtic, Anglo-Saxon and Norse tribes of north-west Germany and Britain, during the first thousand years of the Christian era, created a mythological world made up of 'elves, dwarves, giants and fire-breathing dragons' along with wizards and warriors and in this world's centre was Middle Earth itself inhabited by magical peoples.
In this tale, their main challenge is to get past an enchanted hedge of thorns and a fire-breathing dragon to undo the spell that has cast the land in snow and ice.
The comely young princess Djana, along with handsome Herik, an apprentice magician, Wip, a fire-breathing miniature dragon, and Tara, the free-spirited barbarian babe, fight the evil sorcerer, a floating demon known as Kwodahn.
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