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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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The 30mm MK266 High Explosive Incendiary rounds ordered can be used with the MK44 Bushmaster cannon or any cannon firing 30mm x 173mm ammunition.
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The shell was identified as a German airborne incendiary device from the Second World War, which would have been dropped to cause outbreaks of fire.
The social media, which enables reaching out quickly to a large number of people, has to be incessantly monitored for any incendiary messages," he said.
The store owner said he saw a man in the shop who had an incendiary in his coat pocket which ignited, setting the coat on fire.
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Incendiary was right at the other end of the betting scale on that occasion as he went off a 33-1 but he showed a nice turn of pace to pull two lengths clear of some well-fancied rivals.
Incendiary was right at the other end of the betting scale on that occasion as he went off at 33-1 but he showed a nice turn of pace to pull two lengths clear of some well-fancied rivals.
Regarding the whereabouts of the said incident, the CID general director stated that as the security patrol car was parked at Sitra entrance, they were taken by a surprise attack from rioters and saboteurs who threw incendiary Molotov bombs at them which compelled the patrol car driver to maneuver the vehicle which was already set afire and owing to the total lack of visibility, the car crashed into a perimeter wall of a house that was under construction.
The government of Bahrain has become increasingly concerned that unconfirmed and potentially incendiary information could incite fear and anger that might lead to public disturbances and even violence.
Army experts X-rayed the cylindrical shell - which was about 10-inches long - and confirmed it was a live incendiary device.