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fire

noun

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1 a destructive burning
  • a number of suspicious fires in the neighborhood recently
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3 a test of faith, patience, or strength
  • He asked to be sent to the front lines, as he was eager to prove himself in the fire of battle.
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baptism of fire


fire

verb

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1 to cause (a projectile) to be driven forward with force
  • police officers firing rubber bullets
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2 to cause a weapon to release a missile with great force
  • Soldiers fired at the enemy in panic-stricken disorder.
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4 to let go from office, service, or employment
  • fired him for always showing up late
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send packing, show the door (one)

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5 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
  • fired a pass to the running back
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let fly

6 to set (something) on fire
  • lit some kindling before attempting to fire the logs
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