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adjective as in combustible

noun as in arson

Strongest match

Strong matches

noun as in discharge

noun as in fling

noun as in gunfire

noun as in pottery

noun as in shooting

Strongest match

noun as in volley

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They then tested whether they could induce firing and networking between the cobalt “neurons.”

He became Arizona’s quarterbacks coach in 2017, then its offensive coordinator the next season after a midseason firing.

Top Amazon executive quits over the firings of warehouse workers and climate activistsCarla Johnson has already been won over by Amazon.

The all-up engine firing is scheduled to occur as early as the fourth week of February.

Video from that incident sparked national protests and led to the firing of the police chief and a new emphasis on sending mental health experts rather than police to deal with similar crises.

The interior video shows the gunman firing the shot through the window.

“Lack of forward firing ordnance in a CAS supporting aircraft is a major handicap,” he added.

Brinsley stepped up to the passenger side of the patrol car, raised a silver Taurus semi-automatic pistol and began firing.

The firing of a new executive brought in to shake up the flailing show is getting dead-movie-star tabloid coverage.

Olympian Kevin Jackson later accused du Pont of firing him from Team Foxcatcher for being black.

Numbers have dribbled back from firing line and cannot be collected in this difficult country.

Heavy firing continued all that afternoon, inflicting great loss on the rebels, whilst the Spaniards lost one soldier.

Firing a random volley, those that lived turned and fled, pursued by the scouts.

Last night again there was all sorts of firing and fighting going on, throughout those hours peaceful citizens ear-mark for sleep.

As they neared Paris, they heard firing, and became aware a slight skirmish was in progress.


On this page you'll find 174 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to firing, such as: fiery, flammable, incendiary, volatile, explosive, and kindling.

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