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1. incendiary

noun. ['ˌɪnˈsɛndiːɛri'] a criminal who illegally sets fire to property.

Synonyms

  • arsonist
  • firebug
  • barnburner
  • felon
  • outlaw
  • criminal
  • crook

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • straighten
  • loyal
  • unexciting

Etymology

  • incendiarius (Latin)
  • -arius (Latin)

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Rhymes with Incendiary

  • auxiliary
  • contrary
  • demary
  • essary
  • evidentiary
  • evidentiary
  • intermediary
  • intermediary
  • precautionary
  • savary
  • singletary
  • trenary
  • voluntary

How do you pronounce incendiary?

Pronounce incendiary as ˌɪnˈsɛndiɛri.

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Sentences with incendiary


1. Adjective
Trolls might make the content, the author or even other commenters the target of their incendiary comments.

2. incendiary

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈsɛndiːɛri'] arousing to action or rebellion.

Synonyms

  • seditious
  • provocative
  • inflammatory
  • instigative
  • rabble-rousing

Antonyms

  • decriminalise
  • legalize
  • permit
  • decriminalize

Etymology

  • incendiarius (Latin)
  • -arius (Latin)

3. incendiary

noun. ['ˌɪnˈsɛndiːɛri'] a bomb that is designed to start fires; is most effective against flammable targets (such as fuel).

Synonyms

  • incendiary bomb
  • firebomb

Antonyms

  • legal
  • lawful
  • right

Etymology

  • incendiarius (Latin)
  • -arius (Latin)

4. incendiary

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈsɛndiːɛri'] capable of catching fire spontaneously or causing fires or burning readily.

Antonyms

  • failure

Etymology

  • incendiarius (Latin)
  • -arius (Latin)
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