fire-raising


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Noun1.fire-raising - malicious burning to destroy propertyfire-raising - malicious burning to destroy property; "the British term for arson is fire-raising"
burning, combustion - the act of burning something; "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"
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fire-raising

[ˈfaɪəˌreɪzɪŋ] N (Brit) → (delito m de) incendiar m, piromanía f

fire-raising

[ˈfaɪəʳˌreɪzɪŋ] npiromania
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Jeremy Corbyn is under more pressure to drop disgraced fire-raising peer Lord Watson from his Shadow Cabinet.
A HOUSE seized from the Daniel crime clan by the Crown Office has been hit by a suspected fire-raising attack.
25 years ago A WEEKEND fire-raising blitz brought fear to the tenants of the ten-storey Spencerbeck House, Ormesby, after three night-time blazes in two days, all believed to have been started deliberately.
He said that at the moment he posed a significant risk to members of the public because of his fire-raising activities.
Cannon, of Eaglesham, pleaded guilty to wilful fire-raising at the Alba Centre in Paisley, on May 13.
Jamie Hoggan (16) was sentenced by Alloa Sheriff Court after he was found guilty of wilful fire-raising at a June trial.
Hoggan denied wilful fire-raising, but was convicted by a jury at Alloa Sheriff Court.
Lord Watson, 56, pleaded guilty to a charge of wilful fire-raising when he appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.
After admitting a charge of wilful fire-raising at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday he announced he would stand down as an MSP.
Police are treating the blaze as wilful fire-raising.
Saying this, he stormed out of the Senate and fled from Rome--but not before leaving instructions with his most trusted confidants, led by Cethegus and Lentulus, to "do everything possible to increase the strength of their party, to find an early opportunity of assassinating Cicero, and to make arrangements for massacre, fire-raising, and other violent outrages.
A fire-raising wife torched her home and lay in her bath to die as payback on her husband.