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But what is there more irresponsible than playing with the fire of an imagined civil war in the France of today?Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The cameraman was reporting on the factory catching fire when the inevitable happened.
Lady Edith is so sad that her sadness nearly set the whole damned house on fire.‘Downton Abbey’ Review: A Fire, Some Sex, and Sad, Sad Edith|Kevin Fallon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Maybe Mary is being more realistic about a second marriage—but is it too much to ask for a little fire?
A fire that he insists is only picking up pace, according to top-secret intelligence briefings.
These sections also have vibrations of their own which are of shorter length and more rapid motion.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.Confidence|Henry James
The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.
But, as the keel of the boats touched bottom, each boat-load dashed into the water and then into the enemy's fire.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for rapid fire
- firing shots rapidly
- denoting medium-calibre mounted guns designed for rapid fire