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firebrand

fire·brand

firebrand

 
 
pronunciation:
faIr braend
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a piece of burning wood.
similar words:
brand
definition 2: someone who passionately incites others to conflict or action, esp. illegal political action.
He was on the government's blacklist as a firebrand and possible revolutionary.
similar words:
agitator
definition 3: an extremely intense and energetic person.