call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
a severe trial; "he went through fire and damnation"
feelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"
drive out or away by or as if by fire; "The soldiers were fired"; "Surrender fires the cold skepticism"
the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke; "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
provide with fuel; "Oil fires the furnace"
fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking; "put the kettle on the fire"; "barbecue over an open fire"
terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position;
once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
bake in a kiln so as to harden; "fire pottery"
destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries"
the act of firing
(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment; "Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John Milton; "a demon from the depths of the pit"; "Hell is paved with good intentions"-Dr. Johnson
a very intense and uncontrolled fire
any place of pain and turmoil; "the hell of battle"; "the inferno of the engine room"; "when you're alone Christmas is the pits";