Tuesday 20th October 2016, Words Blog Number 5.
Incendiary – [adj] (of a device or attack) designed to cause fires.
i.e. incendiary bombs.
[adj] tending to stir up conflict.
i.e. incendiary rhetoric.
[noun] an incendiary bomb or device.
i.e. the town was blasted by incendiaries
[noun] a person who starts fires.
i.e. he was an English incendiary, responsible for the burning of three French battleships.
Litigious – [adj] tending or too ready to take legal action to settle disputes.
i.e. our increasingly litigious society.
Larcenous – [adj] relating to or involving larceny.
i.e. a larcenous scheme.
Loquacious – [adj] tending to talk a great deal; talkative.
Elucidation – [noun] explanation that makes something clear; clarification.
i.e. work that led to the elucidation of the structure of proteins.
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Disclaimer: All these words can be found on online dictionaries and all examples have either come from online sources or have been composed by myself.