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Synonyms for inflammatory
ɪnˈflæm əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr iin·flam·ma·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflammatoryadjective

    characterized or caused by inflammation

    "an inflammatory process"; "an inflammatory response"

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

    Antonyms:
    unprovoking, healthy, unprovocative

  2. incendiary, incitive, inflammatory, instigative, rabble-rousing, seditiousadjective

    arousing to action or rebellion

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

    Antonyms:
    unprovoking, unprovocative, healthy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inflammatoryadjective

    Synonyms:
    inflaming, fiery

  2. inflammatoryadjective

    Synonyms:
    incendiary, seditious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inflammatoryadjective

    Synonyms:
    phlogistic, seditious, incendiary

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inflammatory":

    incendiary, seditious, provocative, inflammation, inflamed

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#22377provocative
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#54134incendiary
#97338seditious

How to use inflammatory in a sentence?

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    We must all stand up against offensive, inflammatory, hateful anti-Muslim rhetoric, as hard as this is, it is time to move from fear to resolve. It is time to step up and say we are Americans, we are the greatest nation on earth, not in spite of the challenges we face but because of this.

  2. Peter Greenhouse:

    The new guidelines will be helpful, but unless and until we get funds so we can regularly test for it, we'll be in the dark about which women with pelvic inflammatory disease have got it and about what their true risk of long term complications are, give us the tools, and we'll get on with the job.

  3. Kylie Ivanir:

    Artichokes are one of the highest fiber foods, packing seven grams of fiber per artichoke. Fiber fuels the anti-inflammatory and heart healthy microbes in the gut, and helps recycle cholesterol via the digestive tract.

  4. Rajani Katta:

    When I think about omega-3s, I think about them for their anti-inflammatory properties, it's important to have lots of omega-3 fatty acids in your diet.

  5. Andrew Vaughan:

    These recent findings may be a link between Type 2 inflammatory diseases, such as asthma, as well as nasal polyps, following a respiratory viral infection.


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