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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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I shall fire off another indignant letter, this one signed "Respectively yours.
There are clear signs that the North could simultaneously fire off Musudan, Scud and Nodong missiles," the source was quoted as saying.
Starr, now in a superstar private practice at Kirkland & Ellis, does occasionally fire off zingers to demonstrate that he, like President Bush, has issues with the wine-swilling Clintonites of Martha's Vineyard.
He and Paul Stewart, 19, also admitted breaking into the church, pulling a gas fire off the wall and stealing household appliances and pounds 12.
Researchers have traditionally focused on the rate at which single brain cells fire off electric discharges as an animal encounters various sensations or performs experimental tasks.
Seaside venues could fire off SMS surf and weather reports; casino guests could opt into receiving live play updates.
Arizona's Minutemen could be drafted into the plan, too, to fire off vaccine pellets at anyone trying to get into the Golden State.
Neurologists wanted a small implant they could insert into muscle to fire off electrical messages as needed to specifically targeted tissues.
Not just a letter, mind you, but a juicy, syllable-rich manifesto the likes of which Trumbo, the blacklisted writer of ``Spartacus'' and ``The Brave One,'' seemed to fire off with unlimited energy and gusto.
For instance, players who acquire certain power-ups will be able to fire off special rockets that steal their opponents' lady bugs, or even handicap their opponents by inverting their screens upside down forcing them to race upside down as though they were on the ceiling.
The revelations prompted City Controller Laura Chick to fire off an angry letter to Bamattre demanding an accounting of all pending accusations.