incendiarism incendiarism


  • (n) malicious burning to destroy property



  1. Suspicious citizens immediately linked the Capitol fire with that at the White House offices fortnight ago, spoke darkly of incendiarism.
  2. To prevent incendiarism, special police guards have been placed at every Catholic church in New York during Lent.
  3. But, as fire after fire occurred and only Roman Catholic churches were destroyed, incendiarism was suspected.
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