Synonyms of incendiary


1. arsonist, incendiary, firebug, criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor

usage: a criminal who illegally sets fire to property

2. incendiary bomb, incendiary, firebomb, bomb

usage: a bomb that is designed to start fires; is most effective against flammable targets (such as fuel)


1. incendiary

usage: involving deliberate burning of property; "an incendiary fire"

2. incendiary, incitive, inflammatory, instigative, rabble-rousing, seditious, provocative (vs. unprovocative)

usage: arousing to action or rebellion

3. incendiary, combustible (vs. noncombustible)

usage: capable of catching fire spontaneously or causing fires or burning readily; "an incendiary agent"; "incendiary bombs"

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