incendiarism

[in-sen-dee-uh-riz-uhm]
noun
1.
the act or practice of an arsonist; malicious burning.
2.
inflammatory behavior; agitation.

Origin:
1665–75; incendiar(y) + -ism

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incendiarism (ɪnˈsɛndɪəˌrɪzəm)
 
n
1.  the act or practice of illegal burning; arson
2.  (esp formerly) the creation of civil strife or violence for political reasons

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Students also learn the concept of incendiarism, the legal aspects of fire investigation, and basic interviewing techniques.
Incendiarism is sup posed to be the cause of the fire.
All indications point to incendiarism in both cases.
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