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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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Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel has "no choice" other than to launch a "wide scale and painful military campaign" if the incendiary kites and other forms of attack do not end.
Cartridge, Caliber .30 Incendiary, M1--For use against unarmored, flammable targets, this cartridge was similar to the M1918 Incendiary round, but the bullet had a blue tip.
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