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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

fire-raising

[ˈfaɪəʳˌreɪzɪŋ] npiromania
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A post on the group's Facebook page said: "It is wholly unacceptable that our community is faced with fire-raising incidents, and all of the obvious dangers which arises from such.
"Police in Paisley are treating this as an act of wilful fire-raising.
The Janet Hamilton centre and sports complex went up in smoke on Saturday night in an incident which is being treated as wilful fire-raising.
It has not been without its embarrassments (parts of the roof fell in, MSP Mike Watson went to jail for fire-raising, Billy Connolly called it "pretendy"), its failures (the formation of Police Scotland, the ongoing attainment gap, hospital waiting times) and successes (the smoking ban, gay marriage, female representation and leadership, free personal care for the elderly).
The Observer quipped that the flour was 'evidently of a fire-raising variety' as it was burning with the same vigour as the lorry.
A FIRE-RAISING attack could be linked to the violent turf war between Glasgow's Lyons and Daniel crime clans.
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.
After admitting a charge of wilful fire-raising at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday he announced he would stand down as an MSP.
A fire-raising wife torched her home and lay in her bath to die as payback on her husband.