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arsonist

noun

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a person who deliberately and unlawfully sets fire to a building or other property
  • they finally caught the arsonist, but only after he'd set fire to four barns

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“Arsonist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/arsonist. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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