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Fiery


FI'ERY, adjective [from fire.]

1. Consisting of fire; as the fiery gulf of Etna.

And fiery billows roll below.

2. Hot like fire; as a fiery heart.

3. Vehement; ardent; very active; impetuous; as a fiery spirit.

4. Passionate; easily provoked; irritable.

You know the fiery quality of the duke.

5. Unrestrained; fierce; as a fiery steed.

6. Heated by fire.

The sword which is made fiery

7. Like fire; bright; glaring; as a fiery appearance.