Thesaurus / wildfire
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In the meanwhile, news of the wreck had spread like wildfire through Margate.
STORM WARRIORSJOHN GILMORE
Already the news was spreading like wildfire among the boys and girls all over the city.
SURE POP AND THE SAFETY SCOUTSROY RUTHERFORD BAILEY
Slone kept to the east trail, in which Wildfire's tracks and those of the lion showed clearly.
When the news of the burning went over the country like wildfire, at every country town anvils boomed forth the announcement.
THE RED RECORDIDA B. WELLS-BARNETT
If we could get them committed to the scheme, and a man like Mr. Putney—he'd make a capital Mercutio—it would go like wildfire.
ANNIE KILBURNWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
The flame of enthusiasm passed like wildfire through the Highland glens and Western Isles.
The word ran along the line like wildfire, and the men cheered heartily.
THE LOST ARMYTHOMAS W. KNOX
Nothing is so catching as criticism and it spreads like wildfire with the genus boarder.
Next, upon the back of this, you propose—the story runs like wildfire—to recall the power of signature.
The consul's words spread like wildfire; and his suspicions soon passed for facts, without any supporting proof.

WORDS RELATED TO WILDFIRE

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