Definition of 'incendiary'

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Synonyms of "incendiary"
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French Definition of "incendiary"
Spanish Definition of "incendiary"
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Some incendiary issues should simply be avoided. Christianity Today (2000)Two months earlier the army defused a blast incendiary bomb on the doorstep. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They were locked inside before an incendiary bomb was lobbed in. The Sun (2014)There are also various demos, rare film soundtrack recordings and a smattering of incendiary live performances. The Sun (2008)Apart from his incendiary rhetoric, there are two reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The treatment of indigenous Australians has always been an incendiary issue in Australian culture. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But those days are long gone and the running of Scotland Yard has become an incendiary issue in politics. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I still remember my mother's shock when he got me to help him to practise taking apart an incendiary bomb in the kitchen. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His incendiary rhetoric has propelled him to the top of the polls, but they fear it is damaging the party's brand. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In a business where senior staff pay has been such an incendiary issue in the past, it doesn't show great judgment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

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Translations for 'incendiary'

British English: incendiary ADJECTIVE
Incendiary weapons or attacks are ones that cause large fires.
Five incendiary devices were found in her house.
British English: incendiary NOUN
An incendiary is an incendiary bomb.
A shower of incendiaries struck the opera house.
  • American English: incendiary
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bomba incendiária
  • Chinese: 燃烧弹
  • European Spanish: bomba incendiaria
  • French: bombe incendiaire
  • German: Brandsatz
  • Italian: bomba incendiaria
  • Japanese: 焼い弾
  • Korean: 소이탄
  • European Portuguese: bomba incendiária
  • Spanish: bomba incendiaria


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