Noun(1) a criminal who illegally sets fire to property(2) a bomb that is designed to start fires; is most effective against flammable targets (such as fuel
Adjective(1) involving deliberate burning of property(2) arousing to action or rebellion(3) capable of catching fire spontaneously or causing fires or burning readily
(1) In the process, his incendiary rhetoric has alienated much of the middle and upper class, who accuse him of being authoritarian.(2) Such incendiary language, bordering on incitement to mutiny, has become almost routine in Republican quarters.(3) These grenades were both fragmentary and incendiary devices designed to cause either death or serious battlefield injuries.(4) According to sources, dissident groups are now at work planning to plant bombs or detonate incendiary devices, according to leaked information.(5) Cash's incendiary performance - and the prisoners' reaction - retains all its power.(6) In the High Street two huge concrete water tanks were erected to provide emergency supplies to fight fires if any incendiary devices were dropped.(7) Forty years ago this month a young man, aged just 21, climbed on top of a car in Berkeley California and let fly with a stream of incendiary rhetoric.(8) The incendiary devices were found by construction workers who notified the Auburn Police Department.(9) Here, in order from least to most effective, is a look at how some people are using incendiary rhetoric, creative accounting and contract law to dodge the Revenue Canada taxman.(10) In his painstaking The Reichstag Fire: Legend and Truth, Fritz Tobias concluded that the fire was the work of a lone incendiary , Marinus van der Lubbe.(11) His incendiary rhetoric will be depressingly familiar to the CalMac ferry staff awaiting a resolution to their own increasingly acrimonious pay dispute.(12) Their melancholic pop-noir is far too great and universally personal ever be kept locked inside student audiophiles stereos; their incendiary live show too ardent to ever be kept secret.(13) No position could have been more incendiary or divisive in the years leading up to the Civil War.(14) A plastic jug rigged as an incendiary device is later found on the roof.(15) During that year the rhetoric on both sides reached the incendiary stage.(16) Avante-noise sextet The Birds of Paradise are another act whose incendiary live show precedes them.