Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Hot as fire; hence, figuratively, impetuously eager or enthusiastic.

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Examples

  • Characteristic Ingredients: Chiles - From fiery-hot habaneros to cherry-like cascabeles, the seemingly endless variety of Mexico's chiles is a hallmark of its cooking.

    The Mexican Kitchen, A Taste For All Seasons

  • Characteristic Ingredients: Chiles - From fiery-hot habaneros to cherry-like cascabeles, the seemingly endless variety of Mexico's chiles is a hallmark of its cooking.

    The Mexican Kitchen, A Taste For All Seasons

  • Walk into El Maguey y La Tuna, a Mexican restaurant on Manhattan's Lower East Side, on a weekend afternoon, and chances are you'll find tables full of red-eyed 20- and 30-somethings face-first in bowls of a fiery-hot soup called pancita.

    Ten Top Hangover Cures

  • Walk into El Maguey y La Tuna, a Mexican restaurant on Manhattan's Lower East Side, on a weekend afternoon, and chances are you'll find tables full of red-eyed 20- and 30-somethings face-first in bowls of a fiery-hot soup called pancita.

    Ten Top Hangover Cures

  • One arm was bleeding, her neck showed a recent cut, and she was fiery-hot with anger.

    Darkness Before Dawn

  • One arm was bleeding, her neck showed a recent cut, and she was fiery-hot with anger.

    Darkness Before Dawn

  • RECIPE: Whole hot (spicy) chili peppers are ground, including the seeds which are a concentrated source of capsaicin, the fiery-hot active ingredient in chili sprays.

    5. How plants live and grow

  • His naked skin was fiery-hot to the touch, and the heat seemed to fuse them together.

    Touch the Wind

  • His naked skin was fiery-hot to the touch, and the heat seemed to fuse them together.

    Touch the Wind

  • The belief has been long and widely held that the whole inside of the earth is one vast lake or furnace of melted fiery-hot material, with only a thin cooled crust covering it.

    Young Folks' Library, Volume XI (of 20) Wonders of Earth, Sea and Sky

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