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firing

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  • verbcause to burn
  • verbdetonate or throw a weapon
  • verbexcite, arouse
  • verbdismiss from responsibility
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Synonyms for firing

verb cause to burn
  • enkindle
  • ignite
  • kindle
  • light
  • put a match to
  • set ablaze
  • set aflame
  • set alight
  • set fire to
  • set on fire
  • start a fire
  • touch off

Antonyms for firing

  • extinguish
  • put out
  • bore
  • dull
  • hire
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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noun. intentional burning
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combustible

adjective. able to be exploded

discharge

noun. detonation

exhilaration

noun. great happiness, excitement

explosion

noun. eruption, discharge

explosions

noun. eruption, discharge
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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