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inflammatoryadjective

uk   /ɪnˈflæm.ə.tər.i/  us   /-tɔːr-/

inflammatory adjective (ANGER)

intended or likely to cause anger or hate: The men were using inflammatory language/making inflammatory remarks about the other team's supporters.

inflammatory adjective (SWELLING)

specialized medical causing or related to swelling and pain in the body
Translations of “inflammatory”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使人激憤的, 煽動性的…
in Russian провоцирующий…
in Turkish kışkırtıcı, tahrik edici, kızdırıcı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使人激愤的, 煽动性的…
in Polish prowokacyjny…
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