- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||tending to arouse and excite the emotions, or call forth an emotional response.
The speaker's inflammatory statements turned the audience into an angry mob.His treatise criticizing the priesthood was an inflammatory piece of writing.
- fiery, incendiary, provocative
- similar words:
- burning, combustible, demagogic, explosive, fervent, fervid, flaming, passionate, rabid, red-hot, spirited
||characterized by, caused by, or causing inflammation.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease.