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See definition of incendiary on Dictionary.com
  • adj.causing trouble, damage
  • nounperson who causes fire, trouble

synonyms for incendiary

  • inflammatory
  • provocative
  • subversive
  • treacherous
  • dangerous
  • demagogic
  • dissentious
  • malevolent
  • rabble-rousing
  • seditious
  • wicked
  • revolutionary
  • insurgent
  • arsonist
  • rabble-rouser
  • firebrand
  • demagogue
  • pyromaniac
  • agitator
  • rebel
  • demonstrator
  • criminal
  • rioter
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antonyms for incendiary

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  • loyal
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    How to use incendiary in a sentence

    Hoyer said the language Greene has used is far more incendiary than what King had said over the years.
    HOUSE TO VOTE ON REMOVING GOP’S MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE FROM HER COMMITTEESFELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNER, COLBY ITKOWITZFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    That would make sense as a candidate for Congress, but it seems a puzzling thing for someone in private life to delegate people not just to manage your accounts but also to post such incendiary things.
    THE GOP’S MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE PROBLEM IS SPINNING OUT OF CONTROLAARON BLAKEJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Of the various flags paraded around the seat of the US legislative branch, the most incendiary was a battle pennant from the Confederate army.
    DECODING THE FLAGS AND BANNERS SEEN AT THE CAPITOL HILL INSURRECTIONAMANDA SHENDRUKJANUARY 7, 2021QUARTZ
    Other teams reproduced only the spike protein to analyze for portions that are especially incendiary towards our immune system, which could spark a larger immune response.
    FIGHTING COVID-19 BROUGHT THESE LASTING BREAKTHROUGHS TO SCIENCE AND MEDICINESHELLY FANDECEMBER 29, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
    It provided the kindling for an incendiary — and at times strikingly effective — reckoning with American racism.
    THE HIGHLIGHT’S BEST READS OF THE YEARLAVANYA RAMANATHANDECEMBER 24, 2020VOX
    It ran from October 26 through November 1, despite Facebook’s policies against incendiary content.
    IT’S 2020 AND ANTI-SEMITISM IS AN ELECTORAL TACTIC AGAINTATE RYAN-MOSLEYNOVEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    The Roman capitol fired during the night by an incendiary and consumed.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    Sentiments were offered and speeches made, which in other days would have been called incendiary.
    THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
    The incendiary wagons were filled with the firebrands stamped 1912.
    THE BLOT ON THE KAISER'S 'SCUTCHEONNEWELL DWIGHT HILLIS
    On the night of May 24 the city became a scene of incendiary rage.
    HISTORICAL TALES, VOL. 6 (OF 15)CHARLES MORRIS
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    WORDS RELATED TO INCENDIARY

    • agitator
    • firebrand
    • goad
    • incendiary
    • instigator
    • intelligence agent
    • noncooperator
    • operative
    • provocateur
    • provocative agent
    • provoker
    • rabble-rouser
    • radical
    • ringleader
    • spark
    • spy
    • troublemaker
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