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fire-breathing

(used as a modifier before a noun) Particularly ardent, vehement, or excoriating in speech or behavior. Likened to a dragon or other creature able to shoot streams of fire from its mouth. Their fire-breathing boss had all the employees constantly on edge. The fire-breathing politician was quite polarizing, but her fans were intensely loyal and supportive.
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Join the show's unlikely hero and his loyal steed Donkey as they embark on a quest to rescue the beautiful (if slightly temperamental) Princess Fiona from a fire breathing, love-sick dragon.
There's no plot to speak of but this impressive blend of circus skills and cabaret is sublimely well-worked, from acrobatics to magic, tap dancing and fire breathing.
They let their imaginations run wild as their designs ranged from DofE logos to dragonflies and a fire breathing dragon.
Last year the event welcomed around 12,000 visitors despite the poor weather, but this year more than 16,000 are expected to turn out for a free fireworks display, fun fair, treasure hunt, and entertainment including juggling and fire breathing, in the castle grounds.
Throughout the autumn other Thursday evening events are planned as part of the Alive After 5 campaign, including the return of the popular Spanish company Sarruga from Barcelona on November 27 with their awe-inspiring visual spectacle of mythical fire breathing Dragons.
As Elizabeth sets off on her quest to save her prince, Ronald, from the fire breathing beast, her courage, tenacity and intelligence shine through.
Fire breathing, stilt walking, singers and a football competition were just a few of the items to keep the crowds entertained.
It always irritates me when paying a toll to the French on entering Wales, so a welcoming fire breathing Welsh dragon will ease my annoyance and restore my pride
The parade is organised by Liverpool City Council and includes attractions such as fire breathing horses, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, street performers, the Wizard of Oz pan to characters,as well as Three Wise Men on camels and Father Christmas,accompanied by theLord Mayor.
Children in the arts classes made plaster of paris fridge magnets, newspaper sculptures and fire breathing dragons, while others learned music and routines from Annie and set music to a computerised storyline.
The stark concrete spine of the M6 is a perfect setting for honing his fire breathing skills.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Chronicle 3: Rise of Darkness Gives a Boost to New Players and Adds the Epic Seven Signs Quest and Fire Breathing Wyvern
The 45-minute procession begins outside the town hall, making its way towards the market before returning to Market Place and Longcauseway for the finale of fire breathing dragons battling with St.
This was sparked off by the letter written by Ann Jones Wakeman the previous Monday, in which she refers to the fire breathing, roaring, blood red dragon providing the perfect replacement for the three feathers.
These wise men could see that Chatsworth's real estate had no value because it was being protected by an evil, two-headed, fire breathing dragon named General Plan.