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firebrand

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a person who stirs up public feelings especially of discontent
  • a firebrand who urged crowds to riot during the blackouts

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The first known use of firebrand was in the 14th century

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“Firebrand.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/firebrand. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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