Nouns (17)

firing, fire
n. the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"
n. a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning; "they sat by the fire and talked"
n. the event of something burning (often destructive); "they lost everything in the fire"
n. a severe trial; "he went through fire and damnation"
fervour, ardour, fervidness, fire, fervency, fervor, ardor
n. feelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"
flaming, flame, fire
n. the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke; "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
n. fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking; "put the kettle on the fire"; "barbecue over an open fire"
n. [the state of burning]

Verbs (14)

sack, fire, disemploy
v. to remove (someone) from employment; "The federal budget cuts threaten to disemploy thousands of government workers."
v. bake in a kiln so as to harden; "fire pottery"
v. drive out or away by or as if by fire; "The soldiers were fired"; "Surrender fires the cold skepticism"
discharge, fire
v. cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
go off, discharge, fire
v. go off or discharge; "The gun fired"
open fire, fire
v. start firing a weapon
fire, fuel
v. provide with fuel; "Oil fires the furnace"

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Fuzzynyms (87)

n. the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
n. a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race
thought, view, persuasion, sentiment, opinion
n. a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; "my opinion differs from yours"; "I am not of your persuasion"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"
vox populi, popular opinion, public opinion, opinion
n. a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people; "he asked for a poll of public opinion"
dogmatism, bigotry
n. the intolerance and prejudice of a bigot
fanatism, zealotry, fanaticism
n. excessive intolerance of opposing views
posture, stance, position
n. a rationalized mental attitude
n. any political theory favoring immoderate uncompromising policies
n. the political orientation of those who favor revolutionary change in government and society
zestfulness, zest, relish, gusto
n. vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
n. that toward which you are inclined to feel a liking; "her inclination is for classical music"
expectancy, anticipation
n. an expectation
n. emotional agitation and excitement
excitement, exhilaration
n. the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed"
philia, affectionateness, warmheartedness, warmness, heart, tenderness, fondness, affection
n. a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"
n. a feeling of excitement
ardour, zeal, elan, ardor
n. a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause); "they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor"; "he felt a kind of religious zeal"
adorer, admirer
n. someone who admires a young woman; "she had many admirers"
young man, young buck
n. a teenager or a young adult male
fancy man, paramour
n. a woman's lover
suer, wooer, suitor
n. a man who courts a woman; "a suer for the hand of the princess"
truelove, steady, sweetie, sweetheart
n. a person loved by another person
burst, explode
v. burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded"
discharge, empty
v. become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
discharge, empty
v. become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
make full, fill up, fill
v. make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
v. fish with a handline over the rails of a boat; "They are railing for fresh fish"
do, execute, perform
v. carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
v. give a performance (of something); "Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight"; "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"
v. perform a function; "Who will perform the wedding?"
v. remove from a position or an office
v. stir up or tend; of a fire
put to death, execute
v. kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment; "In some states, criminals are executed"
conflagrate, take fire, catch fire, combust, ignite, erupt
v. start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
v. dismiss from work; "three secretaries were downsized during the financial crisis"

Synonyms (3)

give the gate, give the bounce, give the axe
v. terminate a relationship abruptly; "Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman"

Antonyms (3)

give the gate, give the bounce, give the axe
v. terminate a relationship abruptly; "Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman"


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