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1. firestorm

noun. ['ˈfaɪrˌstɔrm'] an outburst of controversy.

Synonyms

  • argument
  • arguing
  • contention
  • contestation
  • tilt
  • disceptation
  • disputation

Antonyms

  • pro
  • cooperation
  • straighten
  • stand still

Etymology

  • fire (English)
  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • storm (English)
  • storm (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Firestorm

  • barnstorm
  • brainstorm
  • chloroform
  • coliform
  • coliform
  • cuneiform
  • freeform
  • hailstorm
  • landform
  • maidenform
  • outperform
  • platform
  • rainstorm
  • sandstorm
  • snowstorm
  • thunderstorm
  • underperform
  • uniform
  • windstorm

Example sentences of the word firestorm


1. Adjective
Homosexuality is a firestorm issue among professed Christians, and most likely will continue to be.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Mascali and the mountain railway were buried by the 1928 firestorm.

2. firestorm

noun. ['ˈfaɪrˌstɔrm'] a storm in which violent winds are drawn into the column of hot air rising over a severely bombed area.

Synonyms

  • violent storm

Antonyms

  • defend

Etymology

  • fire (English)
  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • storm (English)
  • storm (Middle English (1100-1500))
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