Incendiary

  • 1 Incendiary — Données clés Titre original Incendiary Réalisation Sharon Maguire Scénario Sharon Maguire d’après le roman de Chris Cleave Acteurs principaux Ewan McGregor Michelle Williams Matthew Macfadyen …

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  • 2 Incendiary — In*cen di*a*ry, a. [L. incendiarius, fr. incendium a fire, conflagration: cf. F. incendiaire. See {Incense} to inflame.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to incendiarism, or the malicious burning of valuable property; as, incendiary material;… …

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  • 3 Incendiary — Incendiary, meaning capable of causing fire , may refer to: * Incendiary device, designed to cause fires * Incendiary (novel), by Chris Cleave * Incendiary (film), by Sharon MaguireSee also arson …

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  • 4 Incendiary — Solicita una imagen para este artículo. Título Incendiary Ficha técnica …

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  • 5 incendiary — I adjective agitative, anarchistic, harmful, immoderate, inciting, incitive, inflammatory, instigative, intemperate, nihilistic, pernicious, poisonous, revolutionary, unbridled II index disorderly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 6 incendiary — [in sen′dē er΄ē; ] also [, in sen′dē ər ē] adj. [L incendiarius, setting on fire, an incendiary < incendium, a fire < incendere: see INCENSE1] 1. having to do with the willful destruction of property by fire 2. causing or designed to cause… …

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  • 7 incendiary — [adj] causing trouble, damage dangerous, demagogic, dissentious, inflammatory, malevolent, provocative, rabble rousing*, seditious, subversive, treacherous, wicked; concepts 537,570 Ant. peacemaking incendiary [n] person who causes fire, trouble… …

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  • 8 incendiary — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a bomb or other device) designed to cause fires. 2) tending to stir up conflict or controversy. ► NOUN (pl. incendiaries) ▪ an incendiary device. DERIVATIVES incendiarism noun. ORIGIN …

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  • 9 Incendiary — In*cen di*a*ry (?; 277), n.; pl. {Incendiaries}. [L. incendiarius: cf. F. incendiaire. See {Incense} to inflame.] [1913 Webster] 1. Any person who maliciously sets fire to a building or other valuable or other valuable property. [1913 Webster] 2 …

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  • 10 incendiary — (n.) person who sets malicious fires, c.1400; (adj.) capable of being used to set fires, mid 15c., from L. incendiarius causing a fire, from incendium conflagration, from incendere set on fire, figuratively, incite, rouse, enrage, from in into,… …

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  • 11 incendiary — adj *combustible, inflammable, flammable, inflammatory …

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  • 12 Incendiary — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Blown Apart Originaltitel Incendiary Produktion …

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  • 13 incendiary — in|cen|di|a|ry1 [ınˈsendiəri US dieri] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: incendiarius, from incendium fire ] 1.) [only before noun] designed to cause a fire incendiary bomb/device ▪ The explosion seems to have been caused by an incendiary… …

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  • 14 incendiary — [[t]ɪnse̱ndiəri, AM eri[/t]] incendiaries 1) ADJ: ADJ n Incendiary weapons or attacks are ones that cause large fires. Five incendiary devices were found in her house. ...incendiary attacks on shops. 2) N COUNT An incendiary is an incendiary bomb …

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  • 15 incendiary — I UK [ɪnˈsendɪərɪ] / US [ɪnˈsendɪˌerɪ] adjective 1) designed for the purpose of causing a fire an incendiary device/bomb 2) likely to cause anger or violence incendiary statements II UK [ɪnˈsendɪərɪ] / US [ɪnˈsendɪˌerɪ] noun [countable] Word… …

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  • 16 incendiary — I. noun (plural aries) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin incendiarius, from incendium conflagration, from incendere Date: 15th century 1. a. a person who commits arson ; arsonist b. an incendiary agent (as a bomb) 2. a person who excites… …

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  • 17 incendiary — /in sen dee er ee/, adj., n., pl. incendiaries. adj. 1. used or adapted for setting property on fire: incendiary bombs. 2. of or pertaining to the criminal setting on fire of property. 3. tending to arouse strife, sedition, etc.; inflammatory:… …

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  • 18 incendiary — 1. adjective 1) an incendiary bomb Syn: combustible, flammable, inflammable 2) an incendiary speech Syn: inflammatory, rabble rousing, provocative, seditious, subversive; contentious, controversial 2 …

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  • 19 incendiary — in|cen|di|ar|y1 [ ın sendi,eri ] adjective 1. ) designed for the purpose of causing a fire: an incendiary device/bomb 2. ) likely to cause anger or violence: INFLAMMATORY: incendiary statements in|cen|di|ar|y2 [ ın sendi,eri ] noun count a bomb… …

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  • 20 incendiary — Any chemical agent designed to cause combustion, used especially as a filling for certain bombs, shells, bullets, or the like. Also short for incendiary bomb or incendiary shell. See also napalm …

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