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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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The screenwriter fired off a bitter diatribe against director Martin Scorsese's work recently, which reminds one of the old proverb about seeing the speck in your neighbor's eye while ignoring the log in your own.
Steve Bull has fired off an angry shot at the snipers who are beginning to say his glory days are finished.
OXNARD - Wal-Mart shoppers scrambled for cover in the store parking lot Wednesday morning after a shoplifter trying to flee security guards fired off a gun, authorities said.
45 pistol on his hip and once was almost killed by an sleepy Air Police guard who accidentally fired off a submachine gun.
A resident, being served with a search warrant, fired off dozens of bullets and killed sheriff's Deputy Hagop ``Jake'' Kuredjian before dying as his home was engulfed in flames.
Guntz had fallen behind 3-0 in the count, then fired off three straight strikes.
Organizers have become increasingly worried about security, as party factions fired off heated e-mails to each other and party officials.
I repositioned myself and fired off a second shot, this time shooting over Moses at 315 yards.
Following a series of audits and investigations into the payroll system, the school district's chief investigator, Don Mullinax, fired off a confidential memorandum recommending an immediate review of the payroll department.
Camera crews surrounded Davis, wearing a floppy blue hat and sunglasses, as she calmly fired off 60 arrows in Brookdale Park, N.
City officials on Thursday fired off a letter to Teresa Elder, MediaOne senior vice president of the western region, outlining grievances customers have had on disrupted service, lengthy outages, poor customer service and the installation of aboveground transmitters encased in hollow shells made to look like rocks.
He positioned himself at the south goal and fired off several shots of both teams.
He fired off a strongly worded letter to the Press Complaints Commission, saying that he was not related to the president of Yugoslavia.
The diva has fired off a blistering (and almost endless) letter to the editor to set the record straight about her get-out-the-vote Internet chat last November.
He fired off a scathing letter to the actress, saying her comparison was ``simply ridiculous and reflects a prejudice I am shocked to learn you hold.