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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

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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

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a severe trial

intense adverse criticism

start firing a weapon

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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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References in classic literature ?
1) When fire breaks out inside to enemy's camp, respond at once with an attack from without.
2) If there is an outbreak of fire, but the enemy's soldiers remain quiet, bide your time and do not attack.
Take Harlequin, tie him, and throw him on the fire.
Pinocchio, at that heartbreaking sight, threw himself at the feet of Fire Eater and, weeping bitterly, asked in a pitiful voice which could scarcely be heard:
The survivors would soon be back where they had left their muskets, and at any moment the fire might recommence.
Very soon I had a choking smoky fire of green wood and dry sticks, and could economize my camphor.
Now, the smoke of the fire beat over towards me, and it must have made me heavy of a sudden.
The fire has been extinguished with two tuns of wine in default of water.
If you are cold, come and take a seat by the fire and warm yourselves.
When he came back he fanned the embers of his fire again and warmed himself.
They tell me, Mopo, that those within thy gates grew mad at the sight of the fire, and dreaming there was no escape, that they stabbed themselves with assegais or leaped into the flames.
I told you to fire the bridge, and now someone has gone and blundered; they are all beside themselves over there and one can't make anything out.
This had received the brunt of our fire and seemed to be entirely unmanned, as not a moving figure was visible upon her decks.
A circle of fire hemmed the Victoria in; the crackling of the dry wood mingled with the hissing and sputtering of the green branches; the clambering vines, the foliage, all the living part of this vegetation, writhed in the destructive element.
When I began to have a fire at evening, before I plastered my house, the chimney carried smoke particularly well, because of the numerous chinks between the boards.