inflammatorily

inflammatory

[in-flam-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
1.
tending to arouse anger, hostility, passion, etc.: inflammatory speeches.
2.
Pathology. of or caused by inflammation.

Origin:
1725–35; < Latin inflammāt(us) (see inflammation) + -ory1

inflammatorily, adverb
noninflammatory, adjective
subinflammatory, adjective

inflammable, inflammatory.


1. fiery, incendiary, provocative.
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inflammatory (ɪnˈflæmətərɪ, -trɪ)
 
adj
1.  characterized by or caused by inflammation
2.  tending to arouse violence, strong emotion, etc
 
in'flammatorily
 
adv

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inflammatory
"tending to rouse passions or anger," 1711; see inflame.
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inflammatory in·flam·ma·to·ry (ĭn-flām'ə-tôr'ē)
adj.
Characterized or caused by inflammation.

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