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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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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.
I was evacuated to Meriden but was home for the 1940 bombing and we had an incendiary bomb on the house.
They just doused the fire into black, steaming ashes, jumped aboard their vehicle and raced off to the next blaze: Brown Brothers motor factors, about 150 yards away in Adam Street, another incendiary bomb casualty.
ARMY technical officers yesterday made safe an incendiary bomb planted in a shopping complex.
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.
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.
34pm when an incendiary bomb exploded in the school,and wartime maps of the area.
Then we had an incendiary bomb dropped on our house and we had to leave the house for repairs.
Adam Watt and Becky Johnston were among pupils from Wellesbourne infants school, Norris Green, to see gas masks and an incendiary bomb.
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 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.
The church was built for pounds 1,263 6s 9d and survived an incendiary bomb that fell on the night of the Coventry Blitz.