Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Of, pertaining to, or like fire; burning; hot; passionate; spirited.

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Usage examples "fiery":

  1. It is true that they judged their own work justly, and knew within themselves that there was a fiery quality in what they wrote. - "The Silent Isle", Arthur Christopher Benson.
  2. I can only wonder- yes, Victor, wonder- that with her fiery nature she takes it as quietly as she does. - "A Terrible Secret", May Agnes Fleming.
  3. " So am I," said Grace Maubray, with a fiery glance at the young baronet, who stood fixed where he was, like an image of death; " and I had intended, dear Lady May, telling you a thing which Sir Richard Arden may as well hear, as I mean to write to tell Alice to- day; it is that I am to be married- I have accepted Lord Wynderbroke- and- and that's all." - "Checkmate", Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.