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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


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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fe des ary 9, Corporal Keith Mitchell, 29, of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, stood in open ground to draw enemy fire away from his injured fellow soldiers during an attack in Afghanistan.
Those breathing apparatus teams had to go in and get her after they cleared the fire away, otherwise the smoke probably would have killed her.
WALES' fixture schedule for the Euro 2008 qualifiers was confirmed yesterday and John Toshack's young side face a baptism of fire away at top seeds the Czech Republic in their opening match on September 2.
Tempting mortar fire away from a besieged British base was just one vital task undertaken by Welsh troops in Iraq this year.
Simply level the front post with the rear notch and fire away.
Start the fire away from the pile and feed the pile onto the fire as it burns.
She and her son had used a garden hose to keep the fire away from the house, she said.
I'm not going to take their fire away, but I do want to keep eleven players on the pitch.
Fortunately the wind was blowing the fire away from us but from where we were it did look very dramatic
Don't mind me, you just fire away,' enthuses Briers, who is in Cardiff filming the TV drama Dad.
Second, as much as advanced planning by our Mountain Area Safety Task Force, Fire Safe Councils and citizens helped during the siege, nothing less than heroic firefighting kept this fire away from the dead trees.
But early today the wind had changed direction and was blowing the fire away from homes and properties in danger.
Classics like Battling Ships come alive on the screen as missiles fire away, missed shots splash in the water and fiery hits sink opponents' ships to the bottom.