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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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BEIRUT: UNIFIL's Indian contingent extinguish civilian car that caught fire in the southern district of Hasbaya.
which had caught fire, but a spokesperson Firefighters extinguished the vehicle which had caught fire, but a spokesperson said the car suffered 100% fire damage.
The ministry said that the accident occurred Wednesday at a railway station in the city of Kirov, about 800 kilometers (some 500 miles) northeast of Moscow, when 32 cars loaded with gas condensate derailed and caught fire.
The school bus was carrying more than 20 children to their school, when it suddenly caught fire.
The owners of the five cars which caught fire will now receive a new model.
Ashokan, 42, a tailor by profession, his wife Bindu, and two sons Sharon, 11, and Sharaang, 7, were reportedly burnt in their sleep as their house caught fire, appeared to have been caused by short circuit.
The Taban Air plane caught fire while it was landing in the north-east city of Mashhad.
It is believed the hydraulics in the trailer caught fire.
A frying pan had been left unattended and caught fire.
A land Rover enthusiast's misery turned to pure woe when his pride and joy caught fire.
A road was closed for a short time after a car caught fire.
The new British ambassador to Afghanistan was on board a military transport plane that caught fire in the south of the country yesterday, the Foreign Office confirmed.
PALMDALE -- Fireballs lit up the pre-dawn sky when thousands of bullets and gunpowder stored in a cargo container in an industrial storage yard caught fire.
Fire fighters fought sneezing fits as well as flames yesterday when this lorry containing white pepper caught fire.
Commuters were backed up for miles when a lorry caught fire on the northbound carriageway near Nitshill, Glasgow.