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fiery

[ fahyuhr-ee, fahy-uh-ree ]
/ ˈfaɪər i, ˈfaɪ ə ri /
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adjective, fier·i·er, fier·i·est.

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Origin of fiery

First recorded in 1225–75; Middle English fiery, fury, fery; see fire, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM fiery

fier·i·ly, adverbfier·i·ness, nounun·fier·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fiery

fiery
/ (ˈfaɪərɪ) /

adjective fierier or fieriest

Derived forms of fiery

fierily, adverbfieriness, noun
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