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incendiary

(Aggravating), adjective accelerant, angering, arousing, distressing, disturbing, ignition, inciter, inciting, inflaming, inflammatory, infuriating, instigating, instigator, provoking, stirring, turbulent, vexing

incendiary

(Burning), adjective aggravating, agitator, angering, ardent, arousing, arsonist, blazing, burnable, combustible, criminal, electrifying, exasperating, exciting, fiery, firebrand, firebug, flammable, hot, ignitable, inciter, inflaming, inflammatory, infuriating, instigating, insurgent, maddening, mischief-maker, mutineer, organizer, provocative, pyromaniac, rabble-rouser, rebel, revolutionary, ringleader, smoldering, stimulating, stirring, thrilling, torch, troublemaker
Associated concepts: incendiary bomb, incendiary device, incendiary explosive
See also: disorderly

INCENDIARY, crim. law. One who maliciously and willfully sets another person's house on fire; one guilty of the crime of arson.
     2. This offence is punished by the statute laws of the different states according to their several provisions. The civil law punished it with death, Dig. 47, 9, 12, 1, by the offender being cast into the fire. Id. 48, 19, 28, 12; Code, 9, 1, 11. Vide Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.

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Each platoon included teams that filled chemical bombs with smoke, incendiaries, and persistent and nonpersistent chemical agents.
While the M47 was referred to as a "chemical" bomb, the filling was not limited to chemical warfare agents; the bomb could also be filled with incendiaries.
For example, the disabled, arthritic 88-year-old lady next door to us who, with a stirrup pump and buckets of water, put out the fire caused by an explosive incendiary, which crashed through her roof onto the landing; the 13-year-old girl who scrambled over the iron railings (not yet taken for the war effort) of a nearby park and gardens, and extinguished incendiaries by frantically shovelling earth with a seaside wooden spade, knowing that if she did not succeed the fires would guide the German bombers to the surrounding residential area in Cardiff.
The Senate action on Protocol III (Incendiaries) included a reservation to use incendiaries in populated areas only when their use would result in fewer civilian casualties (e.
The Women Incendiaries a historical analysis of the role women played during the Paris commune of 1871.
The 13-year-old girl next door scrambled over the iron railings of a nearby park and gardens (Despenser Street) and extinguished incendiaries by frantically shovelling earth knowing if she didn't succeed the fires would guide the German bombers to the surrounding residential area in Cardiff.
The CCW primarily prohibits the use of incendiaries against or in concentrations of civilians.