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incendiary

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of incendiary

  1. 1 a person who deliberately and unlawfully sets fire to a building or other property firefighters caught the incendiary, who was watching the effects of his handiwork Synonyms of incendiary firebug, arsonist, torchWords Related to incendiary pyromaniac; flamer, igniter (also ignitor), immolator, inflamer, kindler

  2. 2 a person who stirs up public feelings especially of discontent blamed the protests on outside incendiaries who were intent on overthrowing the government Synonyms of incendiary demagogue (also demagog), exciter, firebrand, fomenter, agitator, inciter, instigator, kindler, provocateur, rabble-rouserWords Related to incendiary demonstrator, marcher, objector, picketer, protester (or protestor); advocate, apostle, backer, booster, champion, exponent, persuader, promoter, proponent, reformer, reformist, supporter; alarmist, extremist, insurgent, insurrectionist, radical, rebel, revolter, revolutionary, revolutionist, subversive, troublemaker; goader, prodder, prompter, provoker; agent provocateurNear Antonyms of incendiary peacemaker, reconciler, uniter


incendiary

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of incendiary

  1. tending to excite political disorder or insurrection recklessly made incendiary remarks during a period of heightened racial tensions Synonyms of incendiary inflammatory, seditiousWords Related to incendiary agitational, instigative, provocative; mutinous, rebellious, revolutionaryNear Antonyms of incendiary conciliatory, pacific; diplomatic; calming, soothing



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