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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 ?
As Adam lay a-dreaming beneath the Apple Tree, The Angel of the Fire rose up and not a word said he.
As Adam was a-working outside of Eden-Wall, He used the Earth, he used the Seas, he used the Air and all; And out of black disaster He arose to be the master Of Earth and Water, Air and Fire, But never reached his heart's desire!(The Apple Tree's cut down!)
In attacking with fire, one should be prepared to meet five possible developments:
For be it known, that, while other people, when sad and sorrowful, weep and wipe their eyes, Fire Eater, on the other hand, had the strange habit of sneezing each time he felt unhappy.
At the same moment, the fire was once more opened from the woods, and a rifle ball sang through the doorway and knocked the doctor's musket into bits.
I determined to build a fire and encamp where we were.
"The Image-de-Notre-Dame is on fire! Burn the thieves!
Therefore they made a fire, cooked some food, and spread out their skins to sleep.
When night was drawing near, the youth went up and made himself a bright fire in one of the rooms, placed the cutting-board and knife beside it, and seated himself by the turning-lathe.
They tell me, Mopo, that the fire from above ran briskly through they huts."
"I don't myself know 'to who,'" replied the cornet in a serious tone, "but the prince told me to 'go and tell the colonel that the hussars must return quickly and fire the bridge.'"
Their fire had ceased entirely and all their energies seemed focused upon escape.
Under the influence of these impressions, the doctor, from time to time, thought that he heard vague sounds in the vast forests around him; he even fancied that he saw a swift gleam of fire shining between the trees.
He had evidently seen the Fire People before and knew something of their ways.
Like the wasps, before I finally went into winter quarters in November, I used to resort to the northeast side of Walden, which the sun, reflected from the pitch pine woods and the stony shore, made the fireside of the pond; it is so much pleasanter and wholesomer to be warmed by the sun while you can be, than by an artificial fire. I thus warmed myself by the still glowing embers which the summer, like a departed hunter, had left.