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fire

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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

  • 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

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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 the secretary for incompetence
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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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