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synonyms for fire-eating

  • belligerent
  • combative
  • contentious
  • opinionated
  • contrary
  • controversial
  • disputatious
  • factious
  • having a chip on one's shoulder
  • litigious
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • salty
  • scrappy
  • spiky
  • touchy
  • eristic
  • belligerent
  • contrary
  • combative
  • contentious
  • controversial
  • disputatious
  • factious
  • litigious
  • opinionated
  • polemical
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • salty
  • scrappy
  • touchy
  • spiky
  • having a chip on one's shoulder
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antonyms for fire-eating

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  • compromising
  • agreeable
  • complaisant
  • friendly
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          How to use fire-eating in a sentence

          "A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
          RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
          She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.
          CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
          The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.
          RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
          But, as the keel of the boats touched bottom, each boat-load dashed into the water and then into the enemy's fire.
          GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
          The men, whose poniards his sword parried, had recourse to fire-arms, and two pistols were fired at him.
          THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
          Then a nervous, anxious feeling that takes away my appetite, and prevents me from eating my dinner.
          MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
          The smoke from her kitchen fire rose white as she put in dry sumac to give it a start.
          THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
          The rebels wished to advance from Lutao, but were kept back by the fire from the gunboat Maria Cristina.
          THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
          They found a few belated sowars of the 3d Cavalry, who took refuge in a wood, and the artillery opened fire at the trees!
          THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
          The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.
          RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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          WORDS RELATED TO FIRE-EATING

          • belligerent
          • combative
          • contentious
          • contrary
          • controversial
          • disputatious
          • factious
          • fire-eating
          • having a chip on one's shoulder
          • litigious
          • opinionated
          • pugnacious
          • quarrelsome
          • salty
          • scrappy
          • spiky
          • touchy
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