Examples from the Web for firebrand
In it, the firebrand Republican senator from Texas is depicted as a kid-friendly “passionate fighter for limited government.”Ted Cruz saves America in This Right-Wing Coloring Book|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Texas firebrand made a name for himself by going after more moderate Republicans.
But with the 2016 presidential season on the horizon, the Texas firebrand has subtly changed his tune over the last six months.
But he seemed on first encounter to be very gray, more a forgettable clerk than a firebrand cleric.Why Pope Francis Wants to Declare Murdered Archbishop Romero a Saint|Christopher Dickey|August 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The firebrand union president, Karen Lewis, may run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
There was too much at stake with a firebrand like Evan to deal with.The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush|Francis Lynde
“Be careful to sheer off quickly after exploding,” said the captain to Firebrand quietly.In the Track of the Troops|R.M. Ballantyne
This seemed to disturb the bear, whereupon he boldly 181 threw a firebrand at him.Indian Scout Talks|Charles A. Eastman
He is so quiet nowadays, though he used to be a firebrand, that one forgets him.Rose Charlitte|Marshall Saunders
At the hurling of this firebrand, three of the five department heads drew their pay-envelopes and went away.The Price|Francis Lynde