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A destructive burning of something
“A forest fire is sweeping across the country.”
The shooting of projectiles from weapons, such as bullets from guns
“We took cover in the bunker to protect ourselves from heavy enemy fire.”
Fervent or passionate emotion or enthusiasm
“There was a fire in him that would drive him towards success.”
Strong criticism or antagonism
“Most of your fire should be directed at Stephanie's lawyer for his poor decisions.”
A domestic heating appliance that uses electricity or gas as fuel
“She kept the fire low to conserve energy.”
To cause to burn or catch fire
“Even the wood used to fire the stove is from sustainable forests.”
To shoot or discharge a projectile, pulse or stream via a weapon or device
“He would regularly go to the shooting the range to fire his gun as practice.”
To send through the air via physical force or acceleration
“The team that can fire a pumpkin the farthest with their catapult wins!”
To give life, vigor, or spirit to
“They don't fire the imagination or arouse the passions like the aristocratic love of honor.”
To let go from office, service, or employment
“The administration had no choice but to fire Jimmy for his incompetence.”
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