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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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'We have seen the President curse a lot of times but this time, he was like a fire-breathing dragon.
Some of the ultra cool production feats that the GoT team managed to pull off include - a scene where 20 men were set on fire simultaneously for 12 seconds, Danny (Emilia Clarke) riding a giant motion-based dragon simulator to fly in concert with the movements of the dragon, burning 27 wagons in a shot to perfectly sync with the dragon's fire-breathing attack, the use on an eco-friendly dye to for the charcoal burnt look of props, shooting with 8 cameras, the use of three different tracking vehicles, a special contraption to make the Dothrakis stand on their horses while attacking, and much more.
Bush told Sondra that a fire-breathing trumpeter swan flock
The fire-breathing "gojira'' -- as it is pronounced in Japanese, combining "gorilla'' and "kujira,'' or "whale'' -- was born a genetic aberration, caused by nuclear testing in the Pacific Ocean.
Hiding her age, sleeping on the streets and avoiding fights with other buskers, Ally discovers that there's more to life as a fire-breathing busker than not getting burned.
As the name suggests, there was a lot of fire, including a walk-through archway, fire-breathing, mechanical passion flowers and a flaming Viking Ship "sailing" on the prom.
It has true love, ambition, magic, betrayal, battles, pixies and a magnificent fire-breathing dragon.
With entry to see a life-sized Maleficent fire-breathing dragon in Disney World Resort's new Festival of Fantasy Parade at the Magic Kingdom, and the chance to meet and greet with the Sleeping Beauty herself, Princess Aurora, (the target of Maleficent's evil plans) in the France Pavilion of Epcot Park, families will see no end to the devilish, Disney fun.
She is wholly unprepared to face a fire-breathing dragon.
THOUSANDS of visitors to Newcastle will this weekend come face to face with a fire-breathing dragon as the Maker Faire takes over the Life Science Centre.
Sydney - Australia's national science agency issued a rare apology to a seven-year-old girl for not being able to make her a fire-breathing dragon, blaming a lack of research into the mythical creatures.
Summary: A spectacular battle of fire-breathing bandits, thrilling flowboard tricks and a mesmerising fountain show headlined the official launch of Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi on Saturday in a grand opening ceremony.
London, May 28 ( ANI ): A fire-breathing vicar caught the attention of the congregation in his Gloucestershire church, with a party trick that he learnt in order to entertain friends at barbecues.
Friday 24 Feb 7.30pm Kirklees Council has announced that this year's Spirit event will once again feature the fantastic mechanical animals of Spanish performers Sarruga, who wowed audiences with their fire-breathing dragons two years ago.
Saving damsels from fire-breathing dragons, saving the passengers aboard a moon-cruise tourist bus, saving a family of Amazon jungle explorers from Anacondas--all this before saving the Lost Dogs Home!