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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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These CCAO units were in high demand in the Pacific, where incendiaries were used extensively.
He said he heard incendiaries sizzling as some dropped in the river alongside him, and had they dropped a few yards away more of the mills may have been damaged.
Around the same period explosive incendiaries destroyed my school (Canton High which used to be in Market Road - now Chapter Arts Centre).
After my school, Canton High, then in Market Road, Canton, was gutted by explosive incendiaries, we were told not to attend school unless we possessed a pair of Wellington boots.
Explosive incendiaries destroyed Canton High which used to be in Market Road, now Chapter Arts Centre.
The CCW primarily prohibits the use of incendiaries against or in concentrations of civilians.