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fire (n):
the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
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hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes.
they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

Related Words: firing
fire (n):
a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning
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they sat by the fire and talked
fire (n):
intense adverse criticism
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Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party.
the government has come under attack.
don't give me any flak

Related Word: attack
fire (n):
the event of something burning (often destructive)
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they lost everything in the fire
fire (n):
a severe trial
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he went through fire and damnation
fire (n):
feelings of great warmth and intensity
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he spoke with great ardor
Related Words: fervencyfervidness
fire (n):
the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
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fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries
Related Words: flameflaming
fire (n):
fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking
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put the kettle on the fire.
barbecue over an open fire
fire (n):
once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
fire (v):
bake in a kiln so as to harden
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fire pottery
fire (v):
destroy by fire
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They burned the house and his diaries
Related Words: burn
fire (v):
cause to go off
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fire a gun.
fire a bullet

Related Words: discharge
fire (v):
go off or discharge
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The gun fired
Related Words: discharge
fire (v):
start firing a weapon
fire (v):
call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
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arouse pity.
raise a smile.
evoke sympathy

Related Words: arouseelicitevokeprovoke
fire (v):
drive out or away by or as if by fire
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The soldiers were fired.
Surrender fires the cold skepticism
fire (v):
provide with fuel
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Oil fires the furnace
Related Words: fuel
fire (v):
terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
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The boss fired his secretary today.
The company terminated 25% of its workers

Related Words: dismisssack
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Jack of all trades and master of none

elinden her iş gelen, ancak hiçbir şeyde usta olmayan kişi.
Is a person who can do almost anything, but he rarely excels in any of them.


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