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fier·y

 (fīr′ē, fī′ə-rē)
adj. fier·i·er, fier·i·est
1.
a. Consisting of or containing fire.
b. Burning or glowing.
c. Using or effected with fire.
d. Easily ignited; flammable.
2. Having the color of fire; brightly red: fiery hair; a fiery sunset.
3.
a. Torridly hot.
b. Feverishly hot and flushed: fiery cheeks.
c. Being in an inflamed, usually painful condition: a fiery boil.
4.
a. Easily excited or emotionally volatile; tempestuous: a fiery temper.
b. Charged with emotion; spirited: a fiery denunciation.

[Middle English firi, from fir, fire; see fire.]

fier′i·ly adv.
fier′i·ness n.
fier′y adv.

fiery

(ˈfaɪərɪ)
adj, fierier or fieriest
1. of, containing, or composed of fire
2. resembling fire in heat, colour, ardour, etc: a fiery desert wind; a fiery speaker.
3. easily angered or aroused: a fiery temper.
4. (of food) producing a burning sensation: a fiery curry.
5. (Pathology) (of the skin or a sore) inflamed
6. (General Physics) flammable or containing flammable gas
7. (Cricket) (of a cricket pitch) making the ball bounce dangerously high
ˈfierily adv
ˈfieriness n

fier•y

(ˈfaɪər i, ˈfaɪ ə ri)

adj. fier•i•er, fier•i•est.
1. consisting of, attended with, characterized by, or containing fire.
2. intensely hot.
3. like or suggestive of fire: a fiery red.
4. intensely ardent: a fiery speech.
5. easily angered or provoked.
6. causing a burning sensation, as certain liquors or condiments.
7. inflamed, as a tumor or sore.
[1225–75]
fier′i•ly, adv.
fier′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fiery - characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"
passionate - having or expressing strong emotions
2.fiery - like or suggestive of fire; "a fiery desert wind"; "an igneous desert atmosphere"
hot - used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead"
3.fiery - very intense; "a fiery temper"; "flaming passions"
hot - extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm; "a hot temper"; "a hot topic"; "a hot new book"; "a hot love affair"; "a hot argument"

fiery

adjective
1. burning, flaming, glowing, blazing, on fire, red-hot, ablaze, in flames, aflame, afire People set up fiery barricades.
2. bright, brilliant, intense, vivid, vibrant fiery autumn foliage
3. spicy, hot, pungent, piquant A fiery combination of chillies and rice.

fiery

adjective
1. On fire:
Idioms: in a blaze, in flames.
3. Full of or characterized by a lively, emphatic, eager quality:
Informal: snappy.
Translations
غاضِب، حاد الطَّبْعناري، مُلْتَهِب كَالنَّار
ohnivýprudkývznětlivý
blussendeheftig
tüzes
eldlegur, glóandiofsafenginn, bráîur
liepsningasugningas
ātrsirdīgsdegošskvēlojošsugunīgsviegli saniknojams
ohnivý
ateş gibiçabuk parlayan/öfkelenenkızgın

fiery

[ˈfaɪərɪ] ADJ (fierier (compar) (fieriest (superl)))
1. [heat, sun] → abrasador
2. (fig) [sky, sunset, red] → encendido; [taste] → picante; [temperament, speech] → acalorado; [horse] → fogoso; [liquor] → fuerte

fiery

[ˈfaɪəri] adj
(= flaming) → incandescent(e)
[colour] → rougeoyant(e)
[person] → fougueux/euse; [temper] → explosif/ive

fiery

adj (+er)
(= burning) inferno, furnace, heatglühend
colour, orangeleuchtend; sunsetrot glühend; hairfeuerrot; fiery redfeuerrot
(Cook: = spicy) food, drinkfeurig
(= passionate) temperament, characterhitzig; personhitzköpfig; speech, performancefeurig; a fiery redheadein hitziger Rotschopf; to have a fiery temperein Hitzkopf msein

fiery

[ˈfaɪərɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (gen) → infocato/a, ardente; (red) → di fuoco; (temperament, person) → focoso/a; (liquor) → che brucia la gola

fiery

(ˈfaiəri) adjective
1. like fire. a fiery light.
2. angry. a fiery temper.
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