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Synonyms for incendiary
ɪnˈsɛn diˌɛr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arsonist, incendiary, firebug(noun)

    a criminal who illegally sets fire to property

    Synonyms:
    firebomb, arsonist, firebug, incendiary bomb

    Antonyms:
    unprovoking, noncombustible, unprovocative, incombustible

  2. incendiary bomb, incendiary, firebomb(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    firebug, arsonist, incendiary bomb, firebomb

    Antonyms:
    noncombustible, incombustible, unprovoking, unprovocative

  3. incendiary(adj)

    involving deliberate burning of property

    "an incendiary fire"

    Synonyms:
    instigative, inflammatory, rabble-rousing, seditious, incitive

    Antonyms:
    incombustible, noncombustible, unprovoking, unprovocative

  4. incendiary, incitive, inflammatory, instigative, rabble-rousing, seditious(adj)

    arousing to action or rebellion

    Synonyms:
    instigative, seditious, incitive, rabble-rousing, inflammatory, insurgent, subversive

    Antonyms:
    unprovocative, unprovoking, incombustible, noncombustible

  5. incendiary(adj)

    capable of catching fire spontaneously or causing fires or burning readily

    "an incendiary agent"; "incendiary bombs"

    Synonyms:
    instigative, inflammatory, rabble-rousing, seditious, incitive

    Antonyms:
    incombustible, noncombustible, unprovoking, unprovocative

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. incendiary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    inflammatory, seditious, factious

  2. incendiary(n.)

    Synonyms:
    burner of buildings

  3. incendiary(n.)

    Synonyms:
    firebrand, political agitator

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    inflammatory, molotov, petrol, inflammable, flammable, combustion, holocaust

How to pronounce incendiary?

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How to say incendiary in sign language?

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How to use incendiary in a sentence?

  1. Charlie Baker:

    I heard what the President said today about dominating and fighting. I know I should be surprised when I hear incendiary words like this from him, but I'm not, at so many times during these past several weeks when the country needed compassion and leadership the most, it was simply nowhere to be found.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    I really deplore the tone of his campaign, the inflammatory rhetoric that he is using to divide people, and his going after groups of people with hateful, incendiary rhetoric, it's not the first time he's demonstrated a penchant for sexism.

  3. Mandela Barnes:

    President Donald Trump look at the incendiary remarks that This President has made, they centered an entire convention around creating more animosity and creating more division around what is going on in Kenosha.

  4. John Kasich:

    If I said some of the things he said, I would've been run out of Ohio, i cannot explain it, I don't understand how people looked the other way and didn't care about some of these incendiary things that and the way that not only him but others behaved.

  5. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker:

    The fact is that This President has created an incendiary moment here.


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