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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.
References in classic literature ?
MY boy," said an aged Father to his fiery and disobedient Son, "a hot temper is the soil of remorse.
They simply noticed that the sound seemed to move and to approach with the fiery face.
1-17) Ares, exceeding in strength, chariot-rider, golden- helmed, doughty in heart, shield-bearer, Saviour of cities, harnessed in bronze, strong of arm, unwearying, mighty with the spear, O defence of Olympus, father of warlike Victory, ally of Themis, stern governor of the rebellious, leader of righteous men, sceptred King of manliness, who whirl your fiery sphere among the planets in their sevenfold courses through the aether wherein your blazing steeds ever bear you above the third firmament of heaven; hear me, helper of men, giver of dauntless youth
Smoky red flames swayed on high poles, and the fiery blaze flickered over faces, clung to the smooth trunks of palm-trees, kindled bright sparks on the rims of metal dishes standing on fine floor-mats.
But see the angry Victor hath recall'd His Ministers of vengeance and pursuit Back to the Gates of Heav'n: The Sulphurous Hail Shot after us in storm, oreblown hath laid The fiery Surge, that from the Precipice Of Heav'n receiv'd us falling, and the Thunder, Wing'd with red Lightning and impetuous rage, Perhaps hath spent his shafts, and ceases now To bellow through the vast and boundless Deep.
Alcohol, which, from its portable qualities, containing the greatest quantity of fiery spirit in the smallest compass, is the only liquor carried across the mountains, is the inflammatory beverage at these carousals, and is dealt out to the trappers at four dollars a pint.
Stuart gave, from the color of the impending rocks, the name of "The Fiery Narrows.
While some stooped with their lips to the brink and never raised their heads again, others sprang up from their fiery draught, and danced, half in a mad triumph, and half in the agony of suffocation, until they fell, and steeped their corpses in the liquor that had killed them.
and my father has sent me to ask protection from a gallant knight against a fiery dragon that ravages the country-side.
The sign was suspended from a common ale-house post, and represented the figure of a horseman, armed with sabre and pistols, and surmounted by a bear-skin cap, with a fiery animal that he bestrode “rampant.
A score of secondary combats had nearly arisen from the rivalries and bad blood created by the selection, and it was only the influence of the prince and the efforts of the older barons which kept the peace among so many eager and fiery soldiers.
After taming the fiery bulls," continued King Aetes, who was determined to scare Jason if possible, "you must yoke them to a plow, and must plow the sacred earth in the Grove of Mars, and sow some of the same dragon's teeth from which Cadmus raised a crop of armed men.