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incendiarism

[ in-sen-dee-uh-riz-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF incendiarism

Synonyms for incendiarism

  • torching
  • firing
  • pyromania
  • setting fire
  • touching off
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INCENDIARISM

He never soiled his pen in the putrescence of falsehood and incendiarism.

An edict was posted up fixing the penalties for incendiarism.

It will be noticed that they both alluded to the incendiarism as 'this.'

Wales continues in a distracted state, and acts of incendiarism are common.

The loss was great, incendiarism was suspected, and my grandfather was accused.

Danger from incendiarism was now removed, but a new peril appeared.

I shall have time now to put a stop to the looting and incendiarism.

Resolved, That he and his rioters be held responsible for all incendiarism which may happen.

On the 23rd three natives and one Greek were shot for incendiarism.

At the inquest, the evidence suggested suspicion of incendiarism and suicide.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, figurative; 1837, literal; see incendiary + -ism.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INCENDIARISM

arson

nounintentional burning
  • firing
  • incendiarism
  • pyromania
  • setting fire
  • torching
  • touching off
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