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in·flam·ma·to·ry

 (ĭn-flăm′ə-tôr′ē)
adj.
1. Arousing passion or strong emotion, especially anger, belligerence, or desire.
2. Caused or characterized by inflammation: inflammatory arthritis.
3. Relating to or involved in inflammation: inflammatory cells.

in·flam′ma·to′ri·ly adv.

inflammatory

(ɪnˈflæmətərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
1. (Pathology) characterized by or caused by inflammation
2. tending to arouse violence, strong emotion, etc
inˈflammatorily adv

in•flam•ma•to•ry

(ɪnˈflæm əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj.
1. tending to arouse anger, hostility, passion, etc.: inflammatory speeches.
2. of or caused by inflammation.
[1725–35]
in•flam`ma•to′ri•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inflammatory - characterized or caused by inflammation; "an inflammatory process"; "an inflammatory response"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
2.inflammatory - arousing to action or rebellion
provocative - serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy; "a provocative remark"; "a provocative smile"; "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope

inflammatory

adjective provocative, incendiary, explosive, fiery, inflaming, insurgent, anarchic, rabid, riotous, intemperate, seditious, rabble-rousing, demagogic, like a red rag to a bull, instigative His remarks were irresponsible and inflammatory.
Translations

inflammatory

[ɪnˈflæmətərɪ] ADJ (Med) → inflamatorio; [speech] → incendiario

inflammatory

[ɪnˈflæmətəri] adj
[speech, statement] → incendiaire; [remark] → incendiaire
(MEDICINE) [disease, condition] → inflammatoire

inflammatory

adj
rhetoric, statementaufrührerisch, aufwieglerisch; inflammatory speech/pamphletHetzrede/-schrift f
(Med) → entzündlich; inflammatory reactionEntzündungsreaktion f

inflammatory

[ɪnˈflæmətrɪ] adj (speech) → incendiario/a

in·flam·ma·to·ry

a. inflamatorio-a, rel. a la inflamación;
___ bowel diseaseenfermedad ___ de los intestinos.

inflammatory

adj inflamatorio
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