Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling fire; fiery.

Etymologies

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fire +‎ -like

Examples

  • The summer sun was setting, painting the earth-tone structures of Istanbul with firelike colors, the odor of scorched lamb wafting in through the open windows from the street vendors in the world below.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • The summer sun was setting, painting the earth-tone structures of Istanbul with firelike colors, the odor of scorched lamb wafting in through the open windows from the street vendors in the world below.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • The summer sun was setting, painting the earth-tone structures of Istanbul with firelike colors, the odor of scorched lamb wafting in through the open windows from the street vendors in the world below.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • She saw another bird with firelike feathers streak between them, and she saw a shape that looked like a winged lion, silhouetted against the blue.

    Enchanted Ivy

  • As a young man, Hakuin had fallen ill after assiduous, prolonged meditation, suffering " firelike burning in the head " along with such afflictions as restlessness and nightmares.

    Drawn Toward Enlightenment

  • She saw another bird with firelike feathers streak between them, and she saw a shape that looked like a winged lion, silhouetted against the blue.

    Enchanted Ivy

  • She saw another bird with firelike feathers streak between them, and she saw a shape that looked like a winged lion, silhouetted against the blue.

    Enchanted Ivy

  • And undulating, firelike lights lick at the perimeter of the rotunda's giant skylight.

    Groping In The Dark

  • Its fading away is a sign of fine weather because if the air is not yet in a state to get the better of the heat it contains and proceed to condense into water, this shows that the moist vapour has not yet separated from the dry and firelike exhalation: and this is the cause of fine weather.

    Meteorology

  • In the Old Testament creation myth, the name of the first man is given as Adam, which means “red earth,” no doubt suggesting both the color of the ground from which he is created and the red, firelike qualities of his essence.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

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