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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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Caption: Fellows in the Fire Injury Research, Epidemiology and Evaluation Fellowship at Drexel University's Dornsife School of Public Health visit a Philadelphia fire department in July 2016.
"Cold snaps like this are when we tend to see space heater fires and one of every four space heater fires in the past five years has caused a fire injury,'' he said.
CPSC will also work on a review of electrical codes and standards, fire/gas codes and standards, fire death and fire injury reports, and clothing textile flammability.
Consequently, strategies designed to prevent fire, fire injury and fire death may require different emphasis in elderly populations.