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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fi·ery /ˈfaɪ(ə)ri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fi·er·y a.
 1. Consisting of, containing, or resembling, fire; as, the fiery gulf of Etna; a fiery appearance.
    And fiery billows roll below.   --I. Watts.
 2. Vehement; ardent; very active; impetuous.
    Hath thy fiery heart so parched thine entrails?   --Shak.
    The fiery spirit of his forefathers.   --W. Irwing.
 3. Passionate; easily provoked; irritable.
    You know the fiery quality of the duke.   --Shak.
 4. Unrestrained; fierce; mettlesome; spirited.
    One curbed the fiery steed.   --Dryden.
 5. heated by fire, or as if by fire; burning hot; parched; feverish.
    The sword which is made fiery.   --Hooker.
 Fiery cross, a cross constructed of two firebrands, and pitched upon the point of a spear; formerly in Scotland borne by a runner as a signal for the clan to take up arms.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent
             lover"; "a burning enthusiasm"; "a fervent desire to
             change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory";
             "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair" [syn:
             ardent, burning(a), fervent, fervid, impassioned,
              perfervid, torrid]
      2: like or suggestive of fire; "the burning sand"; "a fiery
         desert wind"; "an igneous desert atmosphere" [syn: igneous]
      3: very intense; "a fiery temper"; "flaming passions" [syn: flaming]