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synonyms for flammable

  • combustible
  • incendiary
  • burnable
  • ignitable
  • inflammable

antonyms for flammable

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  • fireproof
  • incombustible
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How to use flammable in a sentence

The roof is already metal—a good thing—but the more I looked at the log cabin and its wooden deck and all the places embers could land and wedge in flammable places, I realized there was only so much we could do.
AT GLACIER’S EDGE, THE FLAMES HAVE ALWAYS COME FOR MY FAMILY CABINJVERSTEEGHAUGUST 20, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
That’s because there’ll simply be less, or less flammable, fuel to burn.
THE PANDEMIC SLASHED THE WEST COAST’S EMISSIONS. WILDFIRES ALREADY REVERSED IT.JAMES TEMPLEJULY 27, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Usually, ordering the seizure of a country’s sovereign assets is a flammable move, and courts take their time to execute and enforce such orders.
A SCOTTISH ENERGY COMPANY IS USING FOREIGN COURTS TO SEIZE INDIAN ASSETSSAMANTH SUBRAMANIANJULY 8, 2021QUARTZ
A record-breaking September heat wave, along with preceding summer heat, led to highly flammable vegetation west of the Cascades, a region that rarely sees severe fires.
SEATTLE, PORTLAND AND SPOKANE BRACE FOR ‘UNPRECEDENTED’ HEAT WAVEJASON SAMENOW, DIANA LEONARDJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The barrier stops flammable gas migrating into surrounding buildings leading to multiple explosions.
ENGINEERS RAISE ALARMS OVER THE RISK OF MAJOR EXPLOSIONS AT LNG PLANTSWILL ENGLUNDJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One by one, though, they started dropping their commitment to use less flammable materials as contractors told them that they only had the capacity to build with wood.
WILDFIRES ARE GETTING WORSE, SO WHY IS THE U.S. STILL BUILDING HOMES WITH WOOD?ALANA SEMUELSJUNE 2, 2021TIME
On Sunday, the Palisades Fire northwest of Santa Monica spread in cool, humid breezes from the ocean — an indication of how flammable the landscape is.
CALIFORNIA FACING DROUGHT CRISIS AS WATER SHORTAGES MOUNT AND FIRE DANGER ESCALATESDIANA LEONARD, LARIS KARKLISMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Officials recommend using a Transportation Department-approved container with a proper lid for handling flammable liquids.
SHOULD PEOPLE PUMP GAS INTO PLASTIC BAGS DURING THE FUEL SHORTAGE? PLEASE DON’T, OFFICIALS WARN.MERYL KORNFIELDMAY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Their mission was to attack a 12-square-mile sector of central Tokyo containing the highly flammable, densely packed wooden dwellings of thousands of working-class families as well as industrial and commercial buildings.
WRESTLING WITH THE STRATEGY — AND MORALITY — OF THE FIREBOMBING OF JAPANDIANA PRESTONAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Generally, the species being considered for recognition as endangered had more than 50 percent of their ranges burned, lived in flammable parts of the habitat and have little ability to disperse to other areas.
A YEAR AFTER AUSTRALIA’S WILDFIRES, EXTINCTION THREATENS HUNDREDS OF SPECIESJOHN PICKRELLMARCH 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO FLAMMABLE

  • burnable
  • comburent
  • combustive
  • explosive
  • fiery
  • firing
  • flammable
  • ignitable
  • incendiary
  • inflammable
  • kindling
  • volatile
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