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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

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
References in classic literature ?
This event has annoyed and alarmed my master very seriously; and to make matters worse, on the day when the girl's treacherous conduct was discovered, the admiral was seized with the first symptoms of a severe inflammatory cold.
They ought not to have wandered into inflammatory declamations and unmeaning cavils about the extent of the powers.
Alcohol, which, from its portable qualities, containing the greatest quantity of fiery spirit in the smallest compass, is the only liquor carried across the mountains, is the inflammatory beverage at these carousals, and is dealt out to the trappers at four dollars a pint.
I cannot conceive why everybody of his standing who visited at our house should always have put me through the same inflammatory process under similar circumstances.
Near it was a violent oleograph of a lemon-coloured child assaulting an inflammatory butterfly.
I had caught a myriad enticing and inflammatory hints of a world beyond my world, and for which I was certainly as fitted as the two lads who had drunk with me.
Honeythunder expanded into an inflammatory Wen in Minor Canon Corner.
Polyglot, of unknown parentage, of indefinite nationality, anarchist, with a pedantic and ferocious temperament, and an amazingly inflammatory capacity for invective, he was a power in the background, this violent pamphleteer clamouring for revolutionary justice, this Julius Laspara, editor of the
Still, in the afternoon, he went sometimes for a slow casual stroll, by himself of course, the children having definitely cold-shouldered him, and his only sister being busy with that inflammatory book which was to blaze upon the world a year or more afterwards.
Yes, I said, and I do not believe that there were any such diseases in the days of Asclepius; and this I infer from the circumstance that the hero Eurypylus, after he has been wounded in Homer, drinks a posset of Pramnian wine well besprinkled with barley-meal and grated cheese, which are certainly inflammatory, and yet the sons of Asclepius who were at the Trojan war do not blame the damsel who gives him the drink, or rebuke Patroclus, who is treating his case.
As a great many thousand Pygmies were employed in this task, they soon brought together several bushels of inflammatory matter, and raised so tall a heap, that, mounting on its summit, they were quite upon a level with the sleeper's face.
It not only provided us with an honest interest in life, but gave point and zest to innumerable spins across Richmond Park, to the nearest paper shop; and it was from such an expedition that I returned with inflammatory matter unconnected with the war.

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