Definition of 'inflammatory'
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Copper helps to guard against the bone loss that occurs with ageing, and also against inflammatory conditions such as arthritis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The last thing we need are inflammatory comments from a man in a position of responsibility. The Sun (2006)Barely a week went by without him making inflammatory comments of some kind. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This may help ease pain suffered by people with inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. The Sun (2006)She accused him yesterday of using inflammatory and destructive rhetoric. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ugly He has not been averse to inflammatory comments over the years. The Sun (2008)There is also evidence that omega 3 helps people with inflammatory joint conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Applications: to chronic rheumatoid conditions and other inflammatory degenerative disease. The Dictionary of Modern Herbalism (1985)MS is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They said that as asthma is an inflammatory condition, ozone may worsen it and cause inflammation throughout the body. The Sun (2013)I have no idea why he deployed his inflammatory comments before the game and his inflammatory tactics during it. The Sun (2011)The participants became ill shortly after they were given the drug, which was designed to treat chronic inflammatory conditions and leukaemia. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Does he accept that the public agitation, and the inflammatory comments on websites and elsewhere, could have dangerous implications? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another is psoriasis, a common inflammatory skin condition that causes the skin to become itchy and flaky, resembling bad dandruff. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'inflammatory'
British English: inflammatory ADJECTIVE
If you accuse someone of saying or doing inflammatory things, you mean that what they say or do is likely to make people react very angrily.
...nationalist policies that are too drastic and inflammatory.
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