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Fire

Somewhat informal; to terminate the employment of an employee. An employee may be fired for cause, such as for sexual harassment or absenteeism, or, in many cases, without cause. A fired employee is often eligible to collect unemployment insurance for a certain period of time.
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It is my stricken home, And sitting by its fireless hearth, I hear Sad memories wail like night-winds round a tomb.
The entire local TV news team becomes family--the seasoned male anchor, the pretty female anchor, the funny weatherman or woman, the savvy sportscaster, the in-the-know celebrity reporter, the fireless field reporters who always seem to be standing outside in the dark, in the cold, doing their best "live shots" coveting something that happened hours ago.
The bill was the culmination of three years of fireless advocacy by the 246-member Ohio Coalition for Responsible Lending (OCRL).
But what makes Brian so deserving of our award for Excellence in Construction this year is his fireless advocacy of the HVAC trades as a career option for New Hampshire's young men and women.
However, Prometheus, the hero of Aeschylus' Greek mythological drama, felt sorry for mankind living in a cold and fireless world.
Far below, amid the inferno the 71st Bomb Group had just created, there were puddles of fireless calm, like a stillness had decided to pock the burning ground.
Friedman and Schwartz, those champions of low inflation, have helped inspire the greatest monetary expansion in Federal Reserve history, a program of limitless market interventions and fireless money printing whose end game is likely to be a return to the bad old days of inflation that they fought for so long.
She is a fireless champion for ecological sustainability, traveling some 300 days of the year to speak to audiences around the world about the necessity of wilderness conservation and environmental protection.
These have titles like Crazy Neighbourhood, Pet Bees, The Princess and the Fireless Dragon and Muddled Up World