towering inferno

towering inferno
a) A tall fire, as of a building.

We fed the campfire until it became a towering inferno before us.

b) A powerful, untamed force.

[T]he most compelling argument for avoiding Chungking Mansion is one of safety — it could be a towering inferno waiting to happen. Beth Reiber, Frommers Hong Kong

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