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  • fire up — verb 1. arouse or excite feelings and passions The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor The refugees fate stirred up compassion around the world Wake old feelings of hatred • Syn: ↑inflame, ↑stir up, ↑wake,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fire up — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms fire up : present tense I/you/we/they fire up he/she/it fires up present participle firing up past tense fired up past participle fired up to make someone feel very enthusiastic She s all fired up about this… …   English dictionary

  • fire up — verb a) To ignite. Lets fire up the grill and have a barbecue. b) Of an engine or similar, to start. The generator fired up shortly after the power failure began …   Wiktionary

  • fire up — phr verb Fire up is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑engine …   Collocations dictionary

  • fire up — 1. Kindle the fire. 2. Fire, be angered or irritated, show irritation, bridle, bridle up, bristle, bristle up, get angry, fly into a passion. See flare up …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • fire up — I v Get someone excited. OK! I m all fired up to get this math homework done! 1950s II v Start your engine. OK, fire it up and let s ride. 1940s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • fire up — in. to light a marijuana cigarette. □ Frank fires up at every chance. D Rocko says he never fired up in his life …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Fire Up the Blades — Infobox Album Name = Fire Up the Blades Type = studio Artist = 3 Inches of Blood Released = flagicon|Japan May 28, 2007 flagicon|World June 26, 2007 Recorded = November 2006 at Armoury Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia Genre = Heavy Metal… …   Wikipedia

  • To fire up — Fire Fire, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fring}.] 1. To set on fire; to kindle; as, to fire a house or chimney; to fire a pile. [1913 Webster] 2. To subject to intense heat; to bake; to burn in a kiln; as, to fire pottery. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To fire up — Fire Fire, v. i. 1. To take fire; to be kindled; to kindle. [1913 Webster] 2. To be irritated or inflamed with passion. [1913 Webster] 3. To discharge artillery or firearms; as, they fired on the town. [1913 Webster] {To fire up}, to grow… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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