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English definition of “inflammatory”

inflammatory

adjective 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
(Definition of inflammatory from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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