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Definition of Fiery

Fiery

  1. Consisting of, containing, or resembling, fire; as, the fiery gulf of Etna; a fiery appearance.
  2. Vehement; ardent; very active; impetuous.
  3. Passionate; easily provoked; irritable.
  4. Unrestrained; fierce; mettlesome; spirited.
  5. heated by fire, or as if by fire; burning hot; parched; feverish.

Fiery Quotations

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

It all happened so fast. The ghetto. The deportation. The sealed cattle car. The fiery altar upon which the history of our people and the future of mankind were meant to be sacrificed.
Elie Wiesel

Never let go of that fiery sadness called desire.
Patti Smith

A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way.
Fisher Ames

Rum, n. Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.
Ambrose Bierce
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Fiery Translations

fiery in German is feuriger, feurig
fiery in Latin is igneus, fervens
fiery in Norwegian is heftig, fyrig, flammende
fiery in Swedish is eldig, hetsig
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