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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

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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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Earlier this month, as a poll conducted by the Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project found that one in five American Jews identified as having no religion, communal leaders and members of the clergy rushed to the turrets to fire away at what seemed like a dark force looming in the future of the faith.
Upland hunters can now enjoy the benefits of Blind Side while knowing that if they should happen to bump into a pair of wood ducks or greenheads tucked away in a cattail slough, they will not be loaded with lead shot and can legally fire away. Blind Side Pheasant is offered for 12 gauges in either 2 3/4-or 3-inch.
Daniel broke cover to draw the fire away from colleagues several times, including when they were treating a wounded friend, who sadly later died.
FIRE AWAY: Double Olympic gold medallist Daley Thompson should be the man to light Stratford's cauldron, says Colin Jackson
However, from the first He hoped this would draw fire away from other violent scenes that would seem less so by comparison.
How can we keep it away from this descent and how can we keep the fire away from its land?" he said.
By breaking cover and charging the Taliban position, Roberts-Smith deliberately drew enemy machine gun fire away from his patrol and they were able to return fire.
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We tried to keep the fire away from the chapel and the other houses, tackling the flames from the edge of the site.
Firemen have been working until late evening to keep the fire away from the unaffected part of the monastery.
We don't want to take any of Wayne's fire away from him because that is the type of player he is," added Gerrard.
Flying directly into the oncoming fire, Cooper began attacking enemy positions and attempted to divert fire away from the ground forces.
"It was very fortunate that the wind was blowing the fire away from the bungalow or this could have affected me as well.
"If you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly." Fire away: We're ready for your questions!