Pronunciation of Incendiary
/ɪnsˈɛndjəɹɪ/, /ɪnsˈɛndjəɹɪ/, /ɪ_n_s_ˈɛ_n_d_j_ə_ɹ_ɪ/
Synonyms for incendiary:
destroyer, safety match, woodpile, matchstick.
firebrand, tinderbox, poker.
Other synonyms and related words:
incendiary bomb, stir, instigator, cord, firebrand, rabble-rouser, inflammatory, harmful, terrorist, fomenter, insurgent, woodpile, poker, firebug, subversive, Kindler, rabble-rousing, seditious, matchstick, firebomb, live, provocative, arsonist, tinderbox, destroyer, agitator, torch, Exciter, destructive, match, demagogue, pyromaniac, provocateur, instigative, spill, incitive, inciter.
causing trouble, damage (adjective)
Sense 3 (noun)
arsonist, pyromaniac, firebug.
person who causes fire, trouble (noun)
Usage examples for incendiary:
- In this line the incendiary bomb offers an excellent illustration. - "Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights", Kelly Miller.
- He made use of the corps under his control to place the bomb of the anarchist and apply the torch of the incendiary under our arsenals and to those buildings where the government stored its supplies for the army and navy. - "Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom", Trumbull White.