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fire / urgent / ammunition / fiery or flaming / internal heat (Chinese medicine) / hot (popular) / classifier for military units (old) / Kangxi radical 86
to protect against fire
to get angry / to suffer from excessive internal heat (TCM)
to extinguish a fire / firefighting
raging inferno / blaze
fire and ice / combination of sharply contrasting or incompatible elements
light of firefly / fairy light
fire beacon (to give alarm)
smoke and fire / fireworks
conflagration / the fire of war
spark / meteor trail (mostly used in expressions like 急如星火)
sacred fire / Olympic flame
conflagration / large fire / CL: 場|场
refractory (material) / fire-resistant
to stir up the fire / fig. to provoke and offend people / to ruffle feathers
to catch fire / to cook / to get angry
rage / fury / hot anger
to ignite / to light a fire / to agitate / to start an engine / ignition / fig. to stir up trouble
(of fire, lamp etc) to go out / to put out (fire) / (fig.) to die down / (of a vehicle) to stall
to reduce internal heat (TCM)
to put out a fire / firefighting
to quench / to temper / to harden by quenching
to shoot flames / to erupt (of volcanoes) / flaming (of flowers)
flame / open fire
to set on fire / to commit arson
weapons and ammunition / munitions / arms
annealing (metallurgy)
to ignite / to burn
to catch fire / to ignite / to detonate / to get angry
a single spark (idiom); an insignificant cause can have a massive effect
to open fire
wildfire / forest fire
to go off accidentally / to catch fire
to play with fire
artillery barrage / gunfire
to go too far (in word or deed) / over the top
to temper (iron) / to flare back / flareback (in a gas burner) / (of an engine) to backfire
incense burning in front of a temple / burning joss sticks
to get angry / irritated / to annoy / to aggravate / annoying
to make a fire / to light a fire
(of a city etc) ablaze with lights
to catch fire / on fire / fire (alarm)
firefight / shooting
small flame (when cooking, simmering etc)
excess of internal heat due to poor general condition (TCM) / the prestige of another person, which one borrows for oneself
the fire of a stove
irascibility / irritability / (TCM) inflammation of the liver
to warm oneself at a fire
to set on fire / to commit arson / to create a disturbance
to light a fire for cooking
wildfire / (spreading like) wildfire / bush fire / farm fire (for clearing fields)
will-o'-the-wisp / jack-o'-lantern
the moth flies into the flame / fatal attraction
bustling / energetic
to go through water and tread on fire (idiom); not afraid of any difficulty
the sun shines fiercely
candle flame
to clear internal heat (Chinese Medicine)
to decrease internal heat (Chinese medicine)
fireball / ball of fire
lit. not eating the food of common mortals / fig. placing oneself above the common populace
low heat (cooking)
to get angry / to burn with rage
to use the tip of another person’s lit cigarette to light one's own
to drill wood to make fire
relieve inflammation or internal heat
to kill and burn (idiom); murder and arson
to exchange fire
to kindle / to light a fire
to shoot accidentally while polishing a gun / (fig.) a minor incident that sparks a war
to watch the fires burning across the river / to delay entering the fray until all others have been exhausted by fighting amongst themselves (idiom)
penetrating (vision)
to get angry
pitch dark
(of an engine) to backfire
clear as a flame (idiom); to see things absolutely clearly
(of a newly appointed official) to make bold changes on assuming office (idiom)
to get angry
lit. paper can't wrap fire; fig. the truth will out
a fire in one's backyard / conflict close to home
water in a distant place is of little use in putting out a fire right here / (fig.) a slow remedy does not address the current emergency
flaming fire / flames
to catch fire / to ignite
to cover a fire (to make it burn slowly)
to borrow a light (for a cigarette)
(literary) to light a fire
(coll.) matches (old)
lit. to carry firewood to put out a fire (idiom); fig. to make a problem worse by inappropriate action
to warm oneself facing the fire

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