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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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"However, if fluff is allowed to accumulate in the filter, near blocked vents, and at the rear of your dryer you increase the risk of this fluff catching fire from the heat created by the dryer."
Smartphones catching fire is not a new thing and there have been multiple instances of Apple's iPhone catching fire while charging in the past.
Lawrence won the "Best Female Performance" award for 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire', while her co-star Josh Hutcherson won the "Best Male Performance" award.
The winner can hone their culinary skills at home with a signed James Martin Recipe book and a copy of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, on DVD in which Katniss is forced to fight for her life for a second time in the deadly arena.
"I asked around and was told that a spotlight got overheated, leading to the banner catching fire.
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'' earned a prodigious $75 million, while 3-D animated musical "Frozen'' opened with $67 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Hollyscoop was on the red carpet for the big 'Catching Fire' premiere in LA last night and let's just say there was a collective gasp when an overhead camera caught Jen getting out of her SUV and plastered her on the jumbotron!
The car, a red Peugeot 306, was found 150 yards off the road and had been driven into the field before catching fire at around 7am.
Summary: DUBAI -- The Dubai Police have called on the malls and outlets to conduct periodic maintenance of electricity connections to advertisement and name boards and use low-voltage lights to avoid fires as they recorded 18 cases of display boards catching fire this year.
New Delhi, March 03 -- After a quiet resuscitating period for the world's cheapest car Tata Nano from Tata Motors which had been flooded with negative publicity during few of the vehicle catching fire incidents, one more such incident has been reported from Ahmedabad.
Last July another Russian-built Tupolev plane crashed in Iran on its way to Armenia after catching fire mid-air and ploughing into farmland killing all 168 people on board.
Since the human spirit can also be thought of as catching fire, spunk came to mean "spirit."
has received six reports of NP1020 model copiers generating smoke or catching fire due to electrical connection problems, the commission said, adding no injuries have been reported.