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23 entries found for fire. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: 1fire
Pronunciation: primarystressfimacr(schwa)r
Function: noun
1 : the light and heat and especially the flame produced by burning
2 : eager liveliness : ENTHUSIASM
3 : fuel that is burning (as in a fireplace or stove)
4 : the destructive burning of something (as a building or a forest)
5 : the shooting of guns
- on fire
1 : in the process of burning
2 : ARDENT 1, eager
- under fire
1 : exposed to the firing of enemy guns
2 : under attack

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