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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, especially bullets from guns
“The tube belched fire and the projectile covered the short distance to the tank in an instant.”
Noun
Plural for fervent or passionate emotion or enthusiasm
“Tony's fire and enthusiasm has always been a delight, but desire gets you nowhere by itself.”
Noun
Plural for a domestic heating appliance that uses electricity or gas as fuel
“She was freezing and keeping the fire low to save money.”
Noun
Plural for strong criticism or antagonism
“While he has taken most of the flak, the main fire should be directed at his partner.”
Verb
Cause to burn
“… lit some kindling before attempting to fire the logs.”
Verb
To send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
“Warfare is the next step with the powers of hot gas being harnessed to fire projectiles from cannons or small arms.”
Verb
To give life, vigor, or spirit to
“They don't fire the imagination or arouse the passions like the aristocratic love of honor.”
Verb
To let go from office, service, or employment
“From the start of this year, the president has had the right to effectively hire and fire governors.”
Verb
To catch fire
“Its ion-propulsion engine will fire continuously for the next four days to help it stabilise.”
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