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Crossword Solver Solutions for: ?IRE

cire

cire
(noun)Fabric with a smooth shiny surfaceobtained especially by waxing and heating. (adj) having such a surface.

dire

dire
(superl.) Ill-boding; portentous; as, dire omens.
(superl.) Evil in great degree; dreadful; dismal; horrible; terrible; lamentable.

fire

fire
(n.) The evolution of light and heat in the combustion of bodies; combustion; state of ignition.
(n.) Fuel in a state of combustion, as on a hearth, or in a stove or a furnace.
(n.) The burning of a house or town; a conflagration.
(n.) Anything which destroys or affects like fire.
(n.) Ardor of passion, whether love or hate; excessive warmth; consuming violence of temper.
(n.) Liveliness of imagination or fancy; intellectual and moral enthusiasm; capacity for ardor and zeal.
(n.) Splendor; brilliancy; luster; hence, a star.
(n.) Torture by burning; severe trial or affliction.
(n.) The discharge of firearms; firing; as, the troops were exposed to a heavy fire.
(v. i.) To take fire; to be kindled; to kindle.
(v. i.) To be irritated or inflamed with passion.
(v. i.) To discharge artillery or firearms; as, they fired on the town.
(v. t.) To set on fire; to kindle; as, to fire a house or chimney; to fire a pile.
(v. t.) To subject to intense heat; to bake; to burn in a kiln; as, to fire pottery.
(v. t.) To inflame; to irritate, as the passions; as, to fire the soul with anger, pride, or revenge.
(v. t.) To animate; to give life or spirit to; as, to fire the genius of a young man.
(v. t.) To feed or serve the fire of; as, to fire a boiler.
(v. t.) To light up as if by fire; to illuminate.
(v. t.) To cause to explode; as, to fire a torpedo; to disharge; as, to fire a musket or cannon; to fire cannon balls, rockets, etc.
(v. t.) To drive by fire.
(v. t.) To cauterize.

gire

gire
(n.) See Gyre.

hire

hire
(n.) The price, reward, or compensation paid, or contracted to be paid, for the temporary use of a thing or a place, for personal service, or for labor; wages; rent; pay.
(n.) A bailment by which the use of a thing, or the services and labor of a person, are contracted for at a certain price or reward.
(n.) To procure (any chattel or estate) from another person, for temporary use, for a compensation or equivalent; to purchase the use or enjoyment of for a limited time; as, to hire a farm for a year; to hire money.
(n.) To engage or purchase the service, labor, or interest of (any one) for a specific purpose, by payment of wages; as, to hire a servant, an agent, or an advocate.
(n.) To grant the temporary use of, for compensation; to engage to give the service of, for a price; to let; to lease; -- now usually with out, and often reflexively; as, he has hired out his horse, or his time.
(pron.) See Here, pron.

mire

mire
(n.) An ant.
(n.) Deep mud; wet, spongy earth.
(v. i.) To stick in mire.
(v. t.) To cause or permit to stick fast in mire; to plunge or fix in mud; as, to mire a horse or wagon.
(v. t.) To soil with mud or foul matter.

sire

sire
(n.) A lord, master, or other person in authority. See Sir.
(n.) A tittle of respect formerly used in speaking to elders and superiors, but now only in addressing a sovereign.
(n.) A father; the head of a family; the husband.
(n.) A creator; a maker; an author; an originator.
(n.) The male parent of a beast; -- applied especially to horses; as, the horse had a good sire.
(v. t.) To beget; to procreate; -- used of beasts, and especially of stallions.

tire

tire
(n.) A tier, row, or rank. See Tier.
(n.) Attire; apparel.
(n.) A covering for the head; a headdress.
(n.) A child's apron, covering the breast and having no sleeves; a pinafore; a tier.
(n.) Furniture; apparatus; equipment.
(n.) A hoop or band, as of metal, on the circumference of the wheel of a vehicle, to impart strength and receive the wear.
(v. i.) To seize, pull, and tear prey, as a hawk does.
(v. i.) To seize, rend, or tear something as prey; to be fixed upon, or engaged with, anything.
(v. i.) To become weary; to be fatigued; to have the strength fail; to have the patience exhausted; as, a feeble person soon tires.
(v. t.) To adorn; to attire; to dress.
(v. t.) To exhaust the strength of, as by toil or labor; to exhaust the patience of; to wear out (one's interest, attention, or the like); to weary; to fatigue; to jade.

vire

vire
(n.) An arrow, having a rotary motion, formerly used with the crossbow. Cf. Vireton.

wire

wire
(n.) A thread or slender rod of metal; a metallic substance formed to an even thread by being passed between grooved rollers, or drawn through holes in a plate of steel.
(n.) A telegraph wire or cable; hence, an electric telegraph; as, to send a message by wire.
(v. i.) To pass like a wire; to flow in a wirelike form, or in a tenuous stream.
(v. i.) To send a telegraphic message.
(v. t.) To bind with wire; to attach with wires; to apply wire to; as, to wire corks in bottling liquors.
(v. t.) To put upon a wire; as, to wire beads.
(v. t.) To snare by means of a wire or wires.
(v. t.) To send (a message) by telegraph.