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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

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a severe trial

intense adverse criticism

start firing a weapon


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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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Not even the prospect of an opening day baptism of fire away to champions Rangers holds fears for a man who admits he needs to get his team off to a flier.
We don't want to take any of Wayne's fire away from him because that is the type of player he is," added Gerrard.
Flying directly into the oncoming fire, Cooper began attacking enemy positions and attempted to divert fire away from the ground forces.
It was very fortunate that the wind was blowing the fire away from the bungalow or this could have affected me as well.
I'm printing this to let you know I had such a great response to my request for your best bull, I'm extending the deadline, so fire away.
Keep your fire away from your tent or other flammable objects.
If the touches became harder, that didn't prevent Bryant from continuing to find a way to fire away from outside.
The Warriors are without a win in the Premiership all season, while their opponents have simply failed to fire away from home, leading coach Paul Grayson to question the players' desire after last weekend's 34-19 defeat at Harlequins.
Peter Cornall of the Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents said that campers should be careful to keep fire away from their tents.
Shortly into the second round, as Griffith continued to fire away relentlessly, a brief opening appeared--and Braddock capitalized by firing a straight fight at the contender's jaw.
During OIF, the DC-130A was deployed to a forward operating location where it was used to launch BQM-34 Firebee target drones near Baghdad, Iraq, dropping radar-jamming chaff and decoys to draw antiaircraft fire away from coalition strike aircraft.
Firefighters battled to keep a large fire away from a Cardiff primary school last night when a timber yard went up in flames.
Norris, having had first choice of gate position after recording five straight wins, selected grid three, leaving Nicholls the inside, and the Ipswich star capitalised to fire away and leave the three Eagles riders in his wake.