Definitions

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  • n. One who sets fires; an arsonist.

Etymologies

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fire +‎ setter

Examples

  • A look at juvenile firesetter programs (Juvenile justice bulletin) by Rebekah K Hersch

    Children Raped at Abu Ghraib, General Calls it a War Crime

  • Rider, A.O. The firesetter: a psychological profile, part 1.

    Sexual Homicide

  • "Wheelie bins, particularly when overflowing, can be attractive to the opportunist firesetter and vandal," she said.

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  • "There are those," Graham said, "who have tried to reduce Christ to a genial and innocuous appeaser; but Jesus said 'You are wrong-I have come as a firesetter and sword-wielder.

    CounterPunch

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