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synonyms for arson

  • torching
  • firing
  • incendiarism
  • pyromania
  • setting fire
  • touching off
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The records also described a silver-haired former police chief who walked with an unusual gait, drove a 15-year-old Toyota Camry, and allegedly concealed himself on arson jobs by pulling a tight hoodie around his head.
SERIAL ARSONIST TRACKED THROUGH DOG HAIR, SURVEILLANCE VIDEO AND GRUDGES, OFFICIALS ALLEGEDAN MORSEMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In many of the arsons, the person setting the fires wore a sweatshirt with the hood tied taut around their face, and they set their fires by using gallon jugs of gasoline and sticks tied with cloth.
MAN ACCUSED OF BEING ‘SERIAL ARSONIST’ IN MARYLAND IS FORMER POLICE CHIEF, INVESTIGATORS SAYKATIE METTLERMARCH 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Deem, 31, died battling an arson fire in a gym on May 18, 2017, authorities say.
'I WANT THIS OVER.' FOR VICTIMS AND THE ACCUSED, JUSTICE IS DELAYED AS COVID-19 SNARLS COURTSMELISSA CHANFEBRUARY 22, 2021TIME
Twenty people in East County are facing a total of 75 felony and misdemeanor charges, most of them tied to the La Mesa protests beginning May 30, which erupted in violence, looting and arson.
NO UNLAWFUL ASSEMBLY CHARGES SO FAR FOLLOWING DOZENS OF ARRESTSBRITTANY CRUZ-FEJERAN AND ASHLY MCGLONEOCTOBER 12, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The demonstrations have also devolved in arson, looting, and property destruction, as well as violence that has left multiple people dead.
KENOSHA’S UNUSUAL ECONOMIC EVOLUTION MADE IT THE PERFECT POLITICAL FLASHPOINTREYMASHAYEKHISEPTEMBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
In one instance, police suspected that single-family zoning advocates committed arson against a Mission Hills property owner who tried to build a business in a district they wanted to restrict for homes only.
SINGLE-FAMILY ZONING’S CENTURY OF SUPREMACY IN SAN DIEGOANDREW KEATTSAUGUST 26, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Murder, rape, arson, and a host of other atrocities are often the first evidence of a diseased brain.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
These sanguinary deeds were diversified by various attempts at arson—the latest, with aid of gunpowder, being successful.
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 4, NO 3, SEPTEMBER 1863VARIOUS
Palliation may be found for the alleged arson mentioned in the catalogue of complaints that have excited British indignation.
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 4, NO 3, SEPTEMBER 1863VARIOUS
Arson, rs′on, n. the crime of wilfully burning houses or other buildings.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ARSON

  • arson
  • assault
  • burglary
  • criminal offense
  • foul play
  • murder
  • offense
  • rape
  • robbery
  • violation
  • wrongdoing
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