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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An explosive device with incendiary effects.

Usage examples (32)
  • On Saturday night, police detained about 160 youths and raided what they described as a firebomb-making hideout.
  • The "firebomb" turned out to be half a bottle of vodka.
  • In a statement read out to the inquest, Davinia Douglass described how a "firebomb" ripped through the carriage.
  • Should it be a crime to firebomb an abortion clinic? for more
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