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Date: 1200-1300
Origin: FIRE1

fiery

adjective
     
fi‧er‧y
1 very red or orange, and looking like fire:
a fiery sunset
leaves that turn fiery red in autumn
2 becoming angry or excited very quickly:
He has a fiery temper.
3 showing or encouraging anger or excitement:
a fiery speech
4 fiery food or drink tastes very strong, making part of your body feel hot

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