Definition of spitfire
: a quick-tempered or highly emotional person
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The five-phase plan for raising and preserving the Spitfire calls for planning and construction of a facility on the Burlington waterfront where the Spitfire would be preserved before it is brought to the surface between 2024 and 2026.
Meg, Patti, and Evie, otherwise scarce this season, each got to give one last spitfire performance.
SPITE SPITFIRE BAND SPLIT LIP RAYFIELD SPOONCENTRIC SPORTY THIEVES SPRAWL!
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