fire walking

noun

variants or firewalking
: the ceremony or ordeal of walking barefooted through fire, over a bed of embers, or over hot stones
firewalk noun
or fire walk
plural firewalks or fire walks
To observe a firewalk is a dramatic experience, but one does not need to invoke mystical powers to explain it. Rita L. Atkinson et al., Introduction to Psychology, 1987

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“Fire walking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fire%20walking. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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