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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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The testing started this week with a baseline qualification to assess the basic marksmanship of the firers with the M-9 and familiarization fires with alternative weapons.
Staff Sergeant Michael Morten is one of the test firers.
He also awarded trophies and medals to the winning team and individual firers.
Northumbria Police now plans to introduce a number of schemes to tackle the misuse of air weapons, replica guns and blank firers.
Det Supt Hesketh said: 'Any retailer with a large number of blank firers should contact their distributers, who have been very fair about compensation'.
Anyone who hands in a gun - real or imitation firearms, air weapons or blank firers - to Merseyside police during the amnesty can send off their gun amnesty receipt, which will be exchanged by Frank Warren - himself a shooting victim - for a ticket.
The force has already received six handguns, two rifles, two shotguns, one starting pistol, two air pistols, one blank firer, 423 rounds of ammunition,1,500 pistol primers and two knives.
Additionally, this program provided the battalion level leaders with vital information pertaining to the proficiency of the battalion firers and brought the unit to the next level in its warfighting capabilities.
This could be because they are imitationweapons or blank firers.
Today MPs called for the replica blank firers - on sale in army stores across Merseyside for between pounds 40 and pounds 150 - to be banned from sale.