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incendiary

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Definition of materials:  designed to start fires

of ideas or words:  arousing anger, violence, or rebellion
  • In the skies over Japan that night, America was staging by far the biggest air raid, by tonnage, of World War II: 836 B-29s, bearing more than 6,100 tons of bombs, incendiaries, and mines.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
incendiaries = bombs designed to start fires
  • They bring in the Cobras and F-4s, they use Willie Peter and HE and incendiaries.
    Tim O'Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • incendiaries = things designed to start fires
  • 9 of them, carrying incendiary bombs.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • incendiary = designed to start fires
  • On the drizzly night of November 29-30, the prisoners were awakened by two incendiary raids on Tokyo's industrial areas.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • incendiary = bombs designed to start fires
  • When are you going to turn loose those incendiaries?
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • incendiaries = bombs designed to start fires
  • In Kearney, Nebraska, citizens were instructed on disabling incendiary bombs with garden hoses.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • incendiary = designed to start fires
  • It was what is called an "incendiary" appeal—it was written by a man into whose soul the iron had entered.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • Yes, he wasn't very good, though-still used incendiary grenades .... but strong.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • Austin picked some incendiary fluff off his shoulder.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Hidden Oracle
  • The projectile was a mixture of incendiaries and Imperial gold.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Which of the people watching the incendiary bomb extinguished on the hill last night would understand what I mean if they read this ?
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Sketch of the Past
  • The exercise will be programmed as if an atom bomb had exploded and incendiary and high-powered bombs had rained down on the entire amusement area.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • The sun had now got far to the west of south and stood directly in her face, like some merciless incendiary, brand in hand, waiting to consume her.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • Kilvin would probably call it an atmospherically activated incendiary action.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • So as he walks to a party in his honor, there is a third incendiary situation looming over his administration.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Indeed, it can easily be imagined that these changes, combined with the high wind, also had an incendiary effect on certain minds.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • A thermite grenade is an incendiary device that burns at four thousand degrees Fahrenheit and can go through a quarter-inch of steel in a few seconds.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • The incendiary device to CO2.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Let him take thought, Odysseus, with you and others how the ships may be defended against incendiary attack.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • They were bandits, counterfeiters, poisoners, incendiaries, murderers, parricides.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables

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