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Synonyms for inflammatory
ɪnˈflæm əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflammatory(adj)

    characterized or caused by inflammation

    "an inflammatory process"; "an inflammatory response"

    instigative, incitive, seditious, rabble-rousing, incendiary

    unprovoking, healthy, unprovocative

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

    arousing to action or rebellion

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

    unprovoking, unprovocative, healthy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inflammatory(a.)

    inflaming, fiery

  2. inflammatory(a.)

    incendiary, seditious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inflammatory(a)

    phlogistic, seditious, incendiary

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    incendiary, seditious, provocative, inflammation, inflamed

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  1. Samantha Heller:

    Unfortunately, although coffee contains compounds that have antioxidant effects and anti-inflammatory properties, drinking a few cups of coffee a day can not undo the systematic damage that is the result of being overweight or obese, sedentary, excessive alcohol consumption or drastically mitigate an unhealthy diet.

  2. Jonathan Silverberg:

    They’re all related to a common inflammatory pathway, the good news is that a lot of the newer treatments that are remarkably effective for psoriasis also work well for psoriatic as well as rheumatoid arthritis.

  3. Leslie Bernstein:

    Simply things like obesity or inflammatory conditions are a risk factor for breast cancer, so this may be one reason it could help.

  4. Alan Cooper:

    Apparently, Neanderthals possessed a good knowledge of medicinal plants and their various anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties..., the use of antibiotics would be very surprising, as this is more than 40,000 years before we developed penicillin.

  5. Former Obama:

    My son, born in El Paso on the American side of that same Rio Grande where the bodies of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and Alberto Martínez Ramírez daughter were discovered, in the same city where 22 people were just killed by a gunman whose purported' manifesto' echoed the inflammatory language of The President, turned 7 this month. I can no longer justify to him, or to myself, my complicity in the actions of this administration. That's why I choose to resign.

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