5 dicționare găsite pentru incendiary
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Incendiary \In*cen"di*a*ry\, a. [L. incendiarius, fr. incendium a fire, conflagration: cf. F. incendiaire. See Incense to inflame.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to incendiarism, or the malicious burning of valuable property; as, incendiary material; as incendiary crime. [1913 Webster] 2. Tending to excite or inflame factions, sedition, or quarrel; inflammatory; seditious. --Paley. [1913 Webster] Incendiary device, a device designed to set a structure on fire; a firebomb. Incendiary shell, a bombshell. See Carcass, 4. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Incendiary \In*cen"di*a*ry\ (?; 277), n.; pl. Incendiaries. [L. incendiarius: cf. F. incendiaire. See Incense to inflame.] [1913 Webster] 1. Any person who maliciously sets fire to a building or other valuable or other valuable property. [1913 Webster] 2. A person who excites or inflames factions, and promotes quarrels or sedition; an agitator; an exciter. [1913 Webster] Several cities . . . drove them out as incendiaries. --Bentley. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
incendiary adj 1: involving deliberate burning of property; "an incendiary fire" 2: arousing to action or rebellion [syn: incitive, inflammatory, instigative, rabble-rousing, seditious] 3: capable of catching fire spontaneously or causing fires or burning readily; "an incendiary agent"; "incendiary bombs" n 1: a criminal who illegally sets fire to property [syn: arsonist, firebug] 2: a bomb that is designed to start fires; are most effective against flammable targets (such as fuel) [syn: incendiary bomb, firebomb]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
94 Moby Thesaurus words for "incendiary": Mafioso, Young Turk, agent provocateur, agitational, agitative, agitator, agitprop, arsonist, beast, beldam, berserk, berserker, bomber, brute, catalyst, demagogue, demon, devil, dragon, enkindling, exciter, fiend, fire worshiper, fire-eater, firebrand, firebug, fomenter, fomenting, fury, goon, gorilla, gunsel, hardnose, hell-raiser, hellcat, hellhound, hellion, holy terror, hood, hoodlum, hothead, hotspur, incentive, inciter, inciting, incitive, inflamer, inflaming, inflammative, inflammatory, instigating, instigative, instigator, killer, kindling, lighting, mad dog, madcap, mischief-maker, monster, mugger, provocateur, provoker, pyrolater, pyromaniac, pyrophile, rabble-rouser, rabble-rousing, rapist, revolutionary, ringleader, rouser, savage, seditionary, seditionist, she-wolf, spitfire, termagant, terror, terrorist, tiger, tigress, torch, tough, tough guy, troublemaker, ugly customer, urger, violent, virago, vixen, wild beast, witch, wolfDin dicționarul Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
INCENDIARY, crim. law. One who maliciously and willfully sets another person's house on fire; one guilty of the crime of arson. 2. This offence is punished by the statute laws of the different states according to their several provisions. The civil law punished it with death, Dig. 47, 9, 12, 1, by the offender being cast into the fire. Id. 48, 19, 28, 12; Code, 9, 1, 11. Vide Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.
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