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incendiary

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
incendiaryin‧cen‧di‧a‧ry1 /ɪnˈsendiəri $ -dieri/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 SCCPMW[only before noun] designed to cause a fireincendiary bomb/device 🔊 The explosion seems to have been caused by an incendiary device.2 TCANGRYan incendiary speech, piece of writing etc is intended to make people angry 🔊 a hip-hop album with incendiary lyrics
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incendiaryThe incendiary charges Manolo's experts had set up earlier in the day went up on schedule.An incendiary device exploded setting fire to furniture, but the blaze was brought under control.Sources said the explosion seemed to have been caused by an incendiary device.In its place is a new rhetoric, an incendiary rhetoric, a rhetoric of vitriolic accusation.incendiary bomb/deviceSources said the explosion seemed to have been caused by an incendiary device.An incendiary device exploded setting fire to furniture, but the blaze was brought under control.The caller claimed three incendiary devices had been planted at the Vineyards.But taxes, earlier considered the incendiary device of the race, may no longer be so.There were high-explosive and incendiary bombs of various types available, but no combination weapon.Then a series of cassette-sized incendiary devices were carefully hidden in a number of stores.But the incendiary devices were different from those used in previous arson attacks by the extremist group.
incendiaryincendiary2 noun (plural incendiaries) [countable] 🔊 🔊 a bomb designed to cause a fire
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incendiaryMany of these squads also carried sledge-hammers, axes, and incendiaries.Out in front are the scouts and incendiaries.In fact Etruria was hit by incendiaries several times, but thankfully survived without extensive damage.The incendiaries set the villages on fire and the foragers visit and sack them.
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