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English definition of “fire”

fire

verb [T] (EXCITE)    /faɪər/ US  /faɪr/
C2 to cause a strong emotion in someone: I had a brilliant English teacher who fired me with enthusiasm for literature at an early age. Talk of treasure and lost cities had fired their imaginations.Inspiring feelings in others
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