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  • as inshoot
  • as inbombard

synonyms for open fire

  • blast
  • execute
  • explode
  • fire
  • hit
  • hurl
  • kill
  • launch
  • murder
  • bag
  • barrage
  • bombard
  • catapult
  • dispatch
  • emit
  • expel
  • fling
  • gun
  • ignite
  • loose
  • plug
  • pop
  • project
  • propel
  • pump
  • torpedo
  • trigger
  • zap
  • bring down
  • drop the hammer
  • let fly
  • let go with
  • open up
  • pick off
  • pull the trigger
  • set off
  • throw lead
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antonyms for open fire

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  • bear
  • create
  • fail
  • conceal
  • hold
  • keep
  • withhold
  • backfire
  • walk
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How to use open fire in a sentence

Then there was Wee Wo,—he was a little Chinese chap, and we used to send him down the chimneys to open front doors for us.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The doors (Indian bungalows have hardly any windows, each door being half glass) were open front and back.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It was close upon twelve o'clock, and the "Rooms" had been open to the public for two hours.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
"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
Worst danger zone, the open sea, now traversed, but on land not yet out of the wood.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
To think,” said the younger Englishwoman to her sister, “of this wee mite travelling about in an open motor!
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The water suggested the fear that he must be nearing the open sea, and he became supernaturally grave.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OPEN FIRE

  • assail
  • barrage
  • batter
  • beset
  • besiege
  • blast
  • blitz
  • bomb
  • cannonade
  • catapult
  • fire upon
  • harass
  • hound
  • launch
  • open fire
  • pester
  • pound
  • shell
  • strafe
  • strike
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