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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


References in periodicals archive ?
The dragons breathed fire again as they triumphed north of the border for the first time since 1985.
DRAGONS' Den star Sarah Newman breathed fire on two unsuspecting businesswomen after they said she was too old to be fashionable.
PLENTY of BeUe Vale games were frozen off, but Dillon Far relly's double breathed fire into Mags Dragons as they earned a valuable 2-1 under-lOs win over Johns Boys (Conor Hall).
THE Newport Gwent Dragons breathed fire into the Welsh challenge by sending Perpignan packing 27-14.
Byrne capped another outstanding display by scorching over as the Welsh dragons breathed fire to beat the Wallabies for only the second time in 21 years.