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1. fiery

adjective. ['ˈfaɪɝi'] like or suggestive of fire.

Synonyms

  • igneous

Antonyms

  • unemotional
  • unloving

Etymology

  • firi (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fir (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Fiery

  • priory
  • friary
  • nyeri
  • diary

How do you pronounce fiery?

Pronounce fiery as ˈfaɪəri.

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How do you spell fiery? Is it firey ?

A common misspelling of fiery is firey

Example sentences of the word fiery


1. Adjective
Help yourself and your family to plenty of cabbage or collards and choose fiery horseradish or light creamy dressing.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Enchilada sauce that is tame enough for some might tip the scale into fiery for others.

3. Verb, base form
The varieties of paprika range from mild to fiery, delicate to strong, smoked to sweet.

Quotes containing the word fiery


1. True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.
- Ellen G. White

2. I believe in good and evil,"said Jem. "And I believe the soul is eternal. But I don't believe in the fiery pit, the pitchforks, or endless torment. I do not believe you can threaten people into goodness."Tessa looked at will. "What about you? What do you believe?"Pulvis et umbra sumus,"said Will, not looking at her as he spoke. "I believe we are dust and shadows. What else is there?
- Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

3. Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it...Don't allow his anger to become your anger.
- Bohdi Sanders, Warrior Wisdom: Ageless Wisdom for the Modern Warrior

2. fiery

adjective. ['ˈfaɪɝi'] characterized by intense emotion.

Synonyms

  • passionate
  • torrid
  • ardent
  • fervent
  • impassioned
  • fervid

Antonyms

  • cool
  • unemotionality
  • slow
  • far

Etymology

  • firi (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fir (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. fiery

adjective. ['ˈfaɪɝi'] very intense.

Synonyms

  • hot

Antonyms

  • unenthusiastic
  • dull

Etymology

  • firi (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fir (Middle English (1100-1500))
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