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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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Talking of the three-night Swansea Blitz she said: "I found myself one night on the flat roof of Lloyds bank in the centre of Swansea with a sweeping brush knocking incendiary bombs into the street.
Yesterday marked the 70th anniversary of 111 German bombers flying from Brittany in France across the Bristol Channel and dumping an estimated 14,000 incendiary bombs on the city.
One problem facing developers is that bombs can be mistaken for debris - a 1kg incendiary bomb can look identical to a scaffold pipe.
The morning after one raid on Coventry my brother Sydney and myself spotted an incendiary bomb inside an allotment garden where our father used to grow vegetables in Gresley Road, Walsgrave.
ARMY technical officers yesterday made safe an incendiary bomb planted in a shopping complex.
READING your report of a bomb found in a house loft (Telegraph, November 11) reminded me of the time I found an unexploded incendiary bomb on the local railway bank.
Then we had an incendiary bomb dropped on our house and we had to leave the house for repairs.
Ordinary people did not have telephones in those days and could not summon the fire brigade for each and every incendiary bomb that started a fire as the emergency services had enough to deal with when large buildings were on fire and people had to be rescued after bombing.
They include the Bedford Road infants school clock, which stopped at 11.34pm when an incendiary bomb exploded in the school,and wartime maps of the area.
Returning home through the streets of demolished homes and finding an incendiary bomb in our own family home and averting our eyes to the casualties.
Ordinary people didn't have telephones and could not summon the fire brigade for each and every incendiary bomb that started a fire as the emergency services had enough to deal with when large buildings were on fire and people had to be rescued after bombing.
Adam Watt and Becky Johnston were among pupils from Wellesbourne infants school, Norris Green, to see gas masks and an incendiary bomb.