Fire synonyms

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A tongue of light rising from a fire
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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 brilliant mass or burst of flame; strongly burning fire
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The definition of a conflagration is a massive destructive fire.
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To cause to burn or undergo combustion, especially with extraordinary rapidity, force, or thoroughness.
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Having to do with the willful destruction of property by fire
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Emotional warmth; passion
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Pertaining to, having the nature of fire; containing fire; resembling fire; as, an igneous appearance
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Giving off sparks when struck with steel
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Visible oxidation
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To cause to burn:
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Plural form of spark
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To impart courage, animation, or determination to; inspirit.
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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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The result of a bursting; break; rupture
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(Euphemistic) To end the employment contract of an employee; to fire or lay off.
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Capable of igniting spontaneously when exposed to air, as certain finely divided metals
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A pile of combustibles.
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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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Capable of burning; easily set on fire.
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To subject to intense heat; to parch, to roast.
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(American) Alternative spelling of vitalise.
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Combustion without an external source of heat.
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To emit (a ray or rays of light or another form of energy).
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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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A brief wavering blaze of light.
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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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Alternative form of feu de joie.
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To give spirit or vigour to; to stimulate or enliven; to inspirit.
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To harden or dry (something) by subjecting to heat in or as if in an oven:
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To harden or impart a finish to by subjecting to intense heat; fire:
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To put an end or stop to:
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The definition of flammable is something that is easy to set on fire.
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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 definition of arouse is to awake.
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The process of burning.
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To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
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Caused by or generating heat.
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To start work on with purpose and vigor:
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(Intransitive) To catch fire. [17th century to the present]
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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 excite to anger; provoke; annoy; exasperate
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To cause to glow; light up:
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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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To come or return to life, as a soul.
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The quality of being lazy
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To reduce or lessen the size or importance of:
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To set afire; light.
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With little weight and few burdens:
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(Informal) To discharge from a job or position; to fire.
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The definition of a genius is someone with an amazing mental or creative ability.
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Third person singular form of flame
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To catch fire
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To fill with enlivening or exalting emotion:
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To make less dangerous, tense, or hostile:
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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 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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An explosion, as of dynamite
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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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(Internet slang) vitriolic criticism
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To cause (a structure) to burn to nothing.
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(Intransitive) To fire, especially accidentally.
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(Idiomatic) To begin firing (weapons) at something or someone.
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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 draw forth or elicit (a particular mental image, reaction, etc.)
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To bring about deliberately; induce:
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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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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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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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(Nuclear Physics) The flash of light made by ionizing radiation upon striking a crystal detector or a phosphor
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(Sports) A shot in which the ball is played before it hits the ground
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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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(Plural only) A route taken by someone in authority.
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The definition of an explosion is a loud outburst or blast, or a sudden increase.
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An explosion.
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Something likened to continuous gunfire:
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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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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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(Military) An attack on a ground or naval target by one or more aircraft or missiles.
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The capacity of a weapon to deliver fire onto a target
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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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To set on fire
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To set on fire
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(Colloquial) To leave quickly
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To dismiss
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To create an explosion, usually resulting in the destruction of an intended target.
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To cast down; overthrow
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Enthusiasm or fondness
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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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(Idiomatic) To offset, to compensate for: to reduce the effect of, by having a contrary effect.
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Visible oxidation
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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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(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 give off a bright light as a result of great heat; be incandescent or red-hot
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To reduce or destroy the effectiveness of:
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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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To give light to; light up
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To rouse, stir up or excite.
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The state or quality of being spiritless.
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(Of an edge) bluntness.
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Lack of interest or concern, especially regarding matters of general importance or appeal; indifference.
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A lack of energy or vigor; sluggishness.
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To employ; to obtain the services of (a person) in exchange for remuneration; to give someone a job.
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The quality of being zealous; zeal.
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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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The quality or state of being radiant; brightness
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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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(Idiomatic) To start; to cause, especially used for unstable situations that may magnify if disturbed.
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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 force; hurl:
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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 throw (something) with a swift motion; fling.
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To move by means of a sling; raise or lower in a sling:
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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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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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Plural form of feeling
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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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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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(Athletics) The heavy iron ball used for the shot put.
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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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The discharge of ordnance
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The discharge of ordnance
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(Law) A saving clause; reservation
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The removal of the shell from a nut, pea etc.
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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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Make passionate, instill passion in
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To cause to move forward or onward.
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The act by which something burns or is burned.
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A fire to burn unwanted or disreputable items or people: proscribed books, heretics 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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