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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A bomb that is designed to start fires; A criminal who illegally sets fire to property; adj. - Capable of catching fire spontaneously or causing fires or burning readily;

Usage examples (34)
  • An incendiary agent
  • An incendiary fire
  • When certain incendiary stories break in the news, I have found that it is almost always better to step back, let a little of the dust settle, and then weigh in.
  • Beck cannot claim that he was the voice of reason for these extremist shitheads, long after he engaged in incendiary rhetoric which incited them in the first place. for more
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