Definitions

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to the arsonous acids or their derivatives

Etymologies

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From arsonic

Examples

  • His arsonous rhetoric against Israel so blinded the attentions in its blaze that no one could see the valiant journalists and intellectuals who were arrested for criticizing him for diverting much needed funds at home to Hamas and Hezballah.

    Roya Hakakian: The Feast and Famine of Iran Coverage in U.S. Media

  • From that point on there was a mutual unspoken agreement that no serious business would be discussed, no Dreyer, no Jeffrey, no Jane, no abusive husbands or dope-dealing video renters or arsonous murderers.

    A Grave Denied

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