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fire - Discharge a gun or other weapon in order to explosively propel (a bullet or projectile)
fly - (of a bird, bat, or insect) move through the air using wings.
flyer - A person or thing that flies, especially in a particular way.
elf - A supernatural creature of folk tales, typically represented as a small, elusive figure in human form with pointed ears, magical powers, and a capricious nature.
rifle - Make spiral grooves in (a gun or its barrel or bore) to make a bullet spin and thereby have greater accuracy over a long distance.
flier - A person or thing that flies, especially in a particular way.
file - Place (a document) in a cabinet, box, or folder in a particular order for preservation and easy reference.
fie - Used to express disgust or outrage.
fir - An evergreen coniferous tree with upright cones and flat needle-shaped leaves, typically arranged in two rows. Firs are an important source of timber and resins.
rile - Make (someone) annoyed or irritated.
riff - A short repeated phrase in popular music and jazz, typically used as an introduction or refrain in a song.
fife - A kind of small shrill flute used with the drum in military bands.
lyre - A stringed instrument like a small U-shaped harp with strings fixed to a crossbar, used especially in ancient Greece. Modern instruments of this type are found mainly in East Africa.
life - The condition that distinguishes animals and plants from inorganic matter, including the capacity for growth, reproduction, functional activity, and continual change preceding death.
lifer - A person serving a life sentence in prison.
fry - Cook (food) in hot fat or oil, typically in a shallow pan.
fief - An estate of land, especially one held on condition of feudal service.
fiery - Consisting of fire or burning strongly and brightly.
firefly - A soft-bodied beetle related to the glowworm, the winged male and flightless female of which both have luminescent organs. The light is chiefly produced as a signal between the sexes, especially in flashes.
fey - Giving an impression of vague unworldliness.
iffy - Full of uncertainty; doubtful.
rely - Depend on with full trust or confidence.
ley - A piece of land put down to grass, clover, etc., for a single season or a limited number of years, in contrast to permanent pasture.
rife - In an unchecked or widespread manner.
ire - Anger.
rye - A cereal plant that tolerates poor soils and low temperatures.
reify - Make (something abstract) more concrete or real.
lie - (of a person or animal) be in or assume a horizontal or resting position on a supporting surface.
lye - A strongly alkaline solution, especially of potassium hydroxide, used for washing or cleansing.
ref - Act as referee in (a game or match).
riffle - Turn over something, especially the pages of a book, quickly and casually.