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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.
the flagship smartphone from the South Korean company started catching fire soon after its introduction last year.
Samsung Electronics has suspended production of the Galaxy Note 7 following mounting reports in the US of exchanged phones, previously deemed safe by the firm, catching fire, sources familiar with the matter told ZDNet.
Smash hit sequel The Hunger Games: Catching Fire starring Jennifer Lawrence is out on DVD and Blu-ray from March 17 - to celebrate we are giving one winner and a friend the chance to win a foodie getaway.
I asked around and was told that a spotlight got overheated, leading to the banner catching fire.
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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.
According to the media reports, the explosion occurred in one of the oil tankers which resulted in a container catching fire as well.