HyperDic: incendiary

English > 5 senses of the word incendiary:
ADJECTIVEpertincendiaryinvolving deliberate burning of property
allincendiary, incitive, inflammatory, instigative, rabble-rousing, seditiousarousing to action or rebellion
allincendiarycapable of catching fire spontaneously or causing fires or burning readily
NOUNperson incendiary, arsonist, firebuga criminal who illegally sets fire to property
artifactincendiary, incendiary bomb, firebomba bomb that is designed to start fires
incendiary > pronunciation
Soundsihnseh'ndiyehriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > incendiary: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningInvolving deliberate burning of property.
Example"an incendiary fire"
Spanishincendiario
Nounsarsonmalicious burning to destroy property
English > incendiary: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningArousing to action or rebellion.
Synonymsincitive, inflammatory, instigative, rabble-rousing, seditious
BroaderprovocativeServing or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate
Spanishincendiario, instigador, sedicioso
Catalanincendiari
English > incendiary: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningcapable of catching fire spontaneously or causing fires or burning readily.
Examples
  • "an incendiary agent"
  • "incendiary bombs"
Broadercombustiblecapable of igniting and burning
Spanishincendiario
Catalanincendiari
English > incendiary: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA criminal who illegally sets fire to property.
Synonymsarsonist, firebug
Narrowerbarnburnersomeone who burns down a barn
Broadercriminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactorsomeone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
Spanishincendiaria, incendiario, pirómano, quemador
Catalanincendiari, piròman
English > incendiary: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA bomb that is designed to start fires; is most effective against flammable targets (such as fuel).
Synonymsincendiary bomb, firebomb
BroaderbombAn explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
Spanishbomba incendiaria
Catalanincendiari

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