Incendiary

In*cen"di*a*ry

, a. [L. incendiarius, fr. incendium a fire, conflagration: cf. F. incendiaire. See Incense to inflame.]
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1. Of or pertaining to incendiarism, or the malicious burning of valuable property; as, incendiary material; as incendiary crime.
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2. Tending to excite or inflame factions, sedition, or quarrel; inflammatory; seditious. Paley.
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Incendiary device, a device designed to set a structure on fire; a firebomb. -- Incendiary shell, a bombshell. See Carcass, 4.
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