ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid(adj)
characterized by intense emotion
"ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"
like or suggestive of fire
"a fiery desert wind"; "an igneous desert atmosphere"
"a fiery temper"; "flaming passions"
Of, or relating to fire
Burning or glowing
Inflammable or easily ignited
Having the colour of fire
Hot or inflamed
Tempestuous or emotionally volatile
a fiery temper
Spirited or filled with emotion
Origin: firi, from fir.
consisting of, containing, or resembling, fire; as, the fiery gulf of Etna; a fiery appearance
vehement; ardent; very active; impetuous
passionate; easily provoked; irritable
unrestrained; fierce; mettlesome; spirited
heated by fire, or as if by fire; burning hot; parched; feverish
Origin: [Formerly written firy, fr. fire.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fīr′i, or fī′ėr-i, adj. ardent: impetuous: irritable.—adv. Fier′ily.—ns. Fier′iness; Fier′y-cross (see Cross).—adjs. Fier′y-foot′ed, swift in motion; Fier′y-hot, impetuous; Fier′y-new, hot from newness; Fier′y-short, short and passionate.
The numerical value of fiery in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of fiery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Ted Cruz scares young girl with fiery N.H. speech, ted Cruz’s new campaign strategy: Scare tiny children.
It is a fiery whirlwind that soars across the sky. Let it engulf Brock Allen Turner. (Dan A. Turner) (Judge Aaron Persky).
It has, moreover, been proven that horror, nastiness, and the frightful are what give pleasure when one fornicates. Beauty is a simple thing ugliness is the exceptional thing. And fiery imaginations, no doubt, always prefer the extraordinary thing to the simple thing.
I think China's SSMs - surface-to-surface missiles, surface-to-air missiles on Woody Island ... Its new radars on Cuarteron Reef ... The 10,000-foot runway on Subi Reef ... and on Fiery Cross Reef and other places; these are actions that are changing in my opinion the operational landscape in the South China Sea.
Fiery Cross is sensitive because it is presumed to be the future hub of Chinese military operations in the South China Sea, given its already extensive infrastructure, including its large and deep port and 3000-metre runway, the timing is interesting, too. It is a show of U.S. determination ahead of President Obama's trip to Vietnam later this month.
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Translations for fiery
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- пламенен, пламнал, огненочервен, буен, горещ, страстен, пламтящ, огнен, запалим, горящBulgarian
- ohnivý, vznětlivýCzech
- tulenarka, tulinen, palavaFinnish
- enflammé, ardent, flamboyantFrench
- infocato, bruciante, ardente, focoso, infiammabile, incandescenteItalian
- brannrød, flammende, ildfullNorwegian
- aprins, incandescentă, ardentă, arzând, incandescent, ardent, de focRomanian
- жгучий, огневой, воспламеняющийся, горящий, огненный, страстный, буйный, горячий, пламенныйRussian
- brandröd, eldig, eldfärgadSwedish
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