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Fire-raising   /fˈaɪər-rˈeɪzɪŋ/   Listen
Fire-raising

noun
1.
Malicious burning to destroy property.  Synonyms: arson, incendiarism.






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... best they could. The simplest way was open mutiny; but this was rarely employed, for they knew by experience that any attempt of the kind would be at once put down by the military and mercilessly punished. Much more favourite and efficient methods were passive resistance, flight, and fire-raising or murder. ...
— Russia • Donald Mackenzie Wallace



Words linked to "Fire-raising" :   arson, combustion, incendiarism, burning



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