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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


References in periodicals archive ?
The fire-crackers were being "illegally manufactured" in the house.
Moscow police spokesman Kirill Mazurin said: ``Up to 400 Russian fans started throwing fire-crackers at a group of foreigners.
Free-kick specialist Mark Cooper exploded two fire-crackers to bring the Lambs back from the dead and preserve a four-match unbeaten run.
Peering deep into the maelstrom of two colliding galaxies, astronomers have discovered a cluster of massive stars exploding like fire-crackers.
If it appeals to you to let your lawn grow wild or smoke some smuggled Cuban cigars or light a row of fire-crackers or have rock candy and Jack Daniels for dinner, go right ahead.
Elephants are very intelligent and when they realize that bursting of fire-crackers, torch flames and beating of drums are painless, they get used to such traditional methods and do not normally get scared," said Sharma.
Two youths were cheered as they rammed the steel cordon with a 15- foot tree torn up by its roots, and water cannon were fired at groups of young farm workers who broke away from the main march to hurl stones, sticks and fire-crackers.
Arresting several shopkeepers and other people, Swabi Police recovered eleven thousand Chinese fire-crackers from their possession.
It was certainly a new experience for us playing in 85 degrees heat with fire-crackers going off and all the drums in the crowd.