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