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on fire

Definition of on fire

  1. 1 :  in the process of burning <The house was on fire.>

  2. 2 :  feeling very strong enthusiasm, love, etc. <He was on fire with enthusiasm.> <young lovers with their hearts on fire>

  3. 3 :  very successful <The team has been on fire, winning 10 of its last 11 games.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the phenomenon of combustion manifested in light, flame, and heat

    :  one of the four elements of the alchemists

    :  burning passion :  ardor

  1. :  to set on fire :  kindle

    :  ignite

    :  to give life or spirit to :  inspire

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a jerking and twitching of the body

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