Fire synonyms and antonyms

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(Proper) That section of Dante's Divine Comedy which describes hell and the sufferings of the damned
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A tongue of light rising from a fire
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A brilliant mass or burst of flame; strongly burning fire
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Having to do with the willful destruction of property by fire
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The definition of a conflagration is a massive destructive fire.
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Giving off sparks when struck with steel
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To cause to burn or undergo combustion, especially with extraordinary rapidity, force, or thoroughness.
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To subject to intense heat; to parch, to roast.
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Emotional warmth; passion
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To harden or impart a finish to by subjecting to intense heat; fire:
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Plural form of spark
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Visible oxidation
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Pertaining to, having the nature of fire; containing fire; resembling fire; as, an igneous appearance
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A brief wavering blaze of light.
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Combustion without an external source of heat.
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(Intransitive) To attend to or supply a furnace with fuel; to act as a stoker or fireman.
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Third person singular form of flame
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To impart courage, animation, or determination to; inspirit.
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A pile of combustibles.
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Capable of igniting spontaneously when exposed to air, as certain finely divided metals
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(Euphemistic) To end the employment contract of an employee; to fire or lay off.
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The definition of flammable is something that is easy to set on fire.
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The capacity of a weapon to deliver fire onto a target
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Capable of burning; easily set on fire.
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(Internet slang) vitriolic criticism
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To cause to burn:
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To harden or dry (something) by subjecting to heat in or as if in an oven:
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(American) Alternative spelling of vitalise.
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The process of burning.
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To set afire; light.
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To draw forth or elicit (a particular mental image, reaction, etc.)
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An explosion, as of dynamite
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To cause (a structure) to burn to nothing.
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The result of a bursting; break; rupture
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To emit (a ray or rays of light or another form of energy).
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Alternative form of feu de joie.
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The definition of arouse is to awake.
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To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
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To launch is defined as to set something in motion, to start something or to forcefully throw something.
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Something likened to continuous gunfire:
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The discharge of ordnance
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To set on fire
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To set on fire
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To catch fire
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(Idiomatic) To begin firing (weapons) at something or someone.
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To cause an increase in temperature of an object or space; to cause something to become hot; often with "up".
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Caused by or generating heat.
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A curtain of artillery fire laid down to keep enemy forces from moving, or to cover or prepare the way for one's own forces, esp. in attack
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Firing artillery in a large amount for a length of time .
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The discharge of ordnance
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(Military) An attack on a ground or naval target by one or more aircraft or missiles.
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(Intransitive) To fire, especially accidentally.
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The discharge of ordnance
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A sudden movement; a rush:
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Sparkle is a glittery, glowing or brilliant particle, or a state of brilliance.
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Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas, especially in artistic performance or composition:
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(Colloquial) To leave quickly
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To cause (a bomb, dynamite, etc.) to explode
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(Electricity) To cause the release of stored energy or electric charge from (a battery, for example).
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To send away; cause or allow to leave
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To say or utter with enthusiasm.
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To create an explosion, usually resulting in the destruction of an intended target.
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To give light to; light up
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To fill with enlivening or exalting emotion:
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To excite to anger; provoke; annoy; exasperate
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To soften, moderate or blunt; to make dull, stupid, or sluggish; to stupefy.
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To form or enlarge (something) by means of a boring instrument or apparatus.
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The quality or state of being radiant; brightness
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To cast down; overthrow
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Enthusiasm or fondness
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The discharge of a gun or other weapon.
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Ground-based anti-aircraft guns firing explosive shells.
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Alternative spelling of flak.
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UK and Canada spelling of ardor.
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The condition or quality of being fervent.
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feelings of great warmth and intensity
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To draw out, bring out, bring forth (something latent); to obtain information from someone or something.
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To bring about deliberately; induce:
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To take the place of; supplant or replace (a person or thing that one is the cause of or occasion for removing, pushing aside, etc.)
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Used other than as an idiom: see give,‎ notice.
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terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
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(Idiomatic) To send to a particular place for a long time, as a family member, an employee, etc.
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terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
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A light, as a lamp, candle, etc.
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To give off a bright light as a result of great heat; be incandescent or red-hot
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To give spirit or vigour to; to stimulate or enliven; to inspirit.
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(Informal) To discharge from a job or position; to fire.
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An open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire may be built.
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The igniting of the explosive mixture in the cylinder
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(Chemistry, historical) The hypothetical fiery principle formerly assumed to be a necessary constituent of combustible bodies and to be given up by them in burning.
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(Sports) A shot in which the ball is played before it hits the ground
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The definition of an explosion is a loud outburst or blast, or a sudden increase.
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(Athletics) The heavy iron ball used for the shot put.
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(Law) A saving clause; reservation
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An explosion.
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The discharge of ordnance
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Gunfire, from either flank, directed along the length of a column or line of troops
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A forceful verbal attack, as in a speech or editorial.
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The discharge of ordnance
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The act of using aircraft to attack an enemy to assist ground military forces.
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(Idiomatic) To offset, to compensate for: to reduce the effect of, by having a contrary effect.
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To dismiss
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To cause to glow; light up:
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With little weight and few burdens:
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To come or return to life, as a soul.
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The definition of a genius is someone with an amazing mental or creative ability.
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A substance that produces useful energy when it undergoes a chemical or nuclear reaction. Fuel such as coal, wood, oil, or gas provides energy when burned. Compounds in the body such as glucose are broken down into simpler compounds to provide energy for metabolic processes. Some radioactive substances, such as plutonium and tritium, provide energy by undergoing nuclear fission or fusion.
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(Idiomatic) To start; to cause, especially used for unstable situations that may magnify if disturbed.
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To throw with force; hurl:
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(Physics) To cause an electron to move to a higher than normal state; to promote an electron to an outer level.
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To move (one's arms, legs, head, etc.) suddenly or impulsively
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To reduce or destroy the effectiveness of:
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To rouse, stir up or excite.
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Used to indicate probability or possibility under the specified circumstances:
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To obtain the services of in return for fixed payment.
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A meeting held around such a fire.
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The state or quality of having, giving off, or keeping in a moderate degree of heat
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(Nuclear Physics) The flash of light made by ionizing radiation upon striking a crystal detector or a phosphor
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(Plural only) A route taken by someone in authority.
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The discharge of ordnance
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To reduce or lessen the size or importance of:
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To make less dangerous, tense, or hostile:
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The initial movement in a task or undertaking:
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An artificially produced radioactive element whose most stable confirmed isotopes have mass numbers of 287 and 288 and half-lives of less than one second.
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Lack of interest or concern, especially regarding matters of general importance or appeal; indifference.
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Extreme brightness.
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Brilliance, as of intellect or artistic performance.
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The ratio of luminous flux at a specific wavelength to the radiant flux at the same wavelength.
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A person or thing that moves the intellect or emotions or prompts action or invention:
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To incite or provoke
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To put out of breath; to cause to blow from fatigue.
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To explode with sudden violence; detonate
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To move swiftly and with great force
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Loosely; in a loose manner
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Project is defined as to cause an image to appear on a surface or to propose or calculate something for the future.
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To throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch.
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(Nautical) To move in a certain direction or to a specified position:
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To move by means of a sling; raise or lower in a sling:
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To discard or reject
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To drop is defined as to fall down, to cause something to fall down to the ground or to become lower or less.
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(Informal) To remove ruthlessly or suddenly:
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To end the employment or service of
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(Slang) To vomit.
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(Intransitive, electronics) To turn power off and back on; to reset
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(Slang) Strong sexual attraction or desire. Used with the.
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A matter that relates to or affects one:
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(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
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To tend in an early stage of development:
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(Management) To act on a request etc, in order to put it into effect.
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(Intransitive) To act; to take action; to stir; to begin to act; as, to move in a matter.
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To remain in a state or condition; stay:
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To breed and care for to maturity:
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To cause something to be ejected
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Release is defined as to set free or to relieve.
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The act of deflagrating; an intense fire; a conflagration or explosion. Specifically, combustion that spreads subsonically via thermal conduction.
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(Intransitive) To catch fire. [17th century to the present]
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Visible oxidation
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The quality of being lazy
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Make passionate, instill passion in
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Visible oxidation
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The light so emitted
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Visible oxidation
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Alternative spelling of flare-up.
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The definition of a wildfire is a rapidly spreading forest or brush fire.
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(Military) The time of firing of the morning gun or the evening gun.
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A sensation of darting pain.
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(Physics) the incidence of an intense stream of high-energy particles directed at a substance
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The discharge of ordnance
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Report is defined as a collection of information about something or rumors or gossip that is being spread.
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The action of dropping bombs from the air.
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A simultaneous or rapid and continuous discharge of many firearms
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(Euphemistic) To fail to maintain a standard of appearance, behavior, or performance.
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(Of an edge) bluntness.
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A lack of energy or vigor; sluggishness.
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To throw (something) with a swift motion; fling.
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To put on or off hastily or carelessly:
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To move or go impatiently, angrily, or disdainfully, as with a toss of the head
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Plural form of feeling
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The opening of the curtain at the beginning, or its closing at the end, of a play, act, or scene
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(Obs.) A funeral pyre
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A signal fire to notify of the approach of an enemy, or to give any notice, commonly of warning.
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The act by which something burns or is burned.
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The discharge of ordnance
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The discharge of ordnance
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The discharge of ordnance
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A jet of fine liquid particles, or mist, as from an atomizer or spray gun
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(Law) To effect an ouster of (a party) from a property.
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The state or quality of being spiritless.
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The quality of being zealous; zeal.
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To cause to move forward or onward.
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A fire to burn unwanted or disreputable items or people: proscribed books, heretics etc.
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The removal of the shell from a nut, pea etc.
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A sudden flare-up, as of a military nature, that threatens to spread or intensify unless brought under control
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