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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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Incendiary weapons use substances that are designed to set fire to objects or burn people, and cluster munitions are containers that explode in the air to distribute smaller bombs over a large area.
Jenzen-Jones, director of the company Armament Research Services, the last time incendiary munitions were used in large concentrations, of the likes seen since the beginning of June, was in early 2013, indicating that the Syrian government has either been resupplied or is relying on the Russians to drop their own.
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Staff Sergeant John Haibach of the 808th CCAO (M&H) (which supported the 9th AF in England and, later, France) wrote of creating incendiary bombs from 55-gallon drums, working with M47A1 chemical bombs, and fuzing high-explosive bombs to support the fight.
12) To accomplish this recognizably difficult task, it is important to understand the difference between using white phosphorous as a smoke or signaling system versus as an incendiary weapon.
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Summary: A man threw an incendiary bottle onto the Cairo urban railway network on Saturday but it failed to explode, security sources said.
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