intended or intending to weaken or overthrow a government or an institutionThe play was promptly banned as subversive and possibly treasonous.
He fell under suspicion for distributing seditious pamphlets.
His remarks were irresponsible and inflammatory.
making incendiary remarks
underground, , , , , ,
accused of organizing and financing an underground youth movement
a person engaged in subversive activitiesAgents regularly rounded up suspected subversives.
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in the sense of incendiary
tending to create strife or violencemaking incendiary remarks
in the sense of inflammatory
likely to provoke angerHis remarks were irresponsible and inflammatory.
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