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- n. One who has committed the act of arson, or illegally setting fire to property.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a criminal who illegaly sets fire to property.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who commits arson.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a criminal who illegally sets fire to property
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A serial arsonist is at work in Mount Hope, many more people die, and Mulligan, having no faith in the city's incompetent police and crooked politicians, embarks on a personal crusade to find the killer.
Having him as a leader of the panel would be like calling the arsonist to put out the fire.
JOSEPH WAMBAUGH, AUTHOR, "FIRE LOVER": Well, originally it appeared that this guy's a disorganized serial arsonist, that is, an impulsive fire-setter who sets random fires, who's probably a nocturnal creature and a loner, and who doesn't plan for the severity of his crimes.
But generally the arsonist is a solitary creature, a loner.
He was convinced that the real target for the arsonist was a brothel in the next street, Leopold Crescent.
DR JONATHAN PHILLIPS: The problem of the arsonist is the underlying personality.
And Miller admitted the thought the arsonist is a local has caused him to take a closer look at people out walking late at night.
No matter how big the f ire, it was always put down to a ‘discarded cigarette unless the arsonist was arrested.
Guess brunette journalist witch can now add "arsonist" to her description of Darryl in her article.
But if you agree with me then you know it is like offering a book of matches to an arsonist, a bottle of Scotch whiskey to an alcoholic .