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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 ?
Although the oldest, Jo had the least self-control, and had hard times trying to curb the fiery spirit which was continually getting her into trouble.
His eye, alone, which glistened like a fiery star amid lowering clouds, was to be seen in its state of native wildness.
It's about the same thing, I reckon," said Dick Mattingly, who was supposed, in his fiery youth, to have encountered the similarity.
The mother's impassioned state had been the medium through which were transmitted to the unborn infant the rays of its moral life; and, however white and clear originally, they had taken the deep stains of crimson and gold, the fiery lustre, the black shadow, and the untempered light of the intervening substance.
In this enterprise, however, he had more real difficulties than generally fell to the lot of a knight-errant of yore, who seldom had anything but giants, enchanters, fiery dragons, and such like easily conquered adversaries, to contend with and had to make his way merely through gates of iron and brass, and walls of adamant to the castle keep, where the lady of his heart was confined; all which he achieved as easily as a man would carve his way to the centre of a Christmas pie; and then the lady gave him her hand as a matter of course.
go down to the fiery pit itself, in order to keep out this frost?
For a long time, now, the circus-running sun has raced within his fiery ring, and needs no sustenance but what's in himself.
Sir Oliver, though he was so gentle, was a fiery old fellow, and what he said was all so new to me, and so dreadful, that I found a bitter feeling toward men rise up in my mind that I never had before.
Poor little Antanas, for instance-- who had never failed to win him with a smile--little Antanas was not smiling just now, being a mass of fiery red pimples.
He had black, fiery eyes, coal-black hair, a strong, fine Roman profile, and a rich brown complexion.
It is as if they had been named by the child's rigmarole,--IERY FIERY ICHERY VAN, TITTLE-TOL-TAN.
As soon as I heard of the late fiery outbreak between M.