a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning
instigator, provoker, inciter, instigant, firebrand(noun)
someone who deliberately foments trouble
"she was the instigator of their quarrel"
An argumentative troublemaker or revolutionary; one who agitates against the current situation.
The member of the college's Communist League was a firebrand who would launch a sit-in or protest march at a moment's notice.
A torch or other burning stick with a flame at one end.
The crowd cheered as a firebrand was tossed on the huge pile of wood to start the traditional homecoming bonfire.
a piece of burning wood
one who inflames factions, or causes contention and mischief; an incendiary
Firebrand is the codename of different fictional supervillains in the Marvel Comics universe. Three of them were normal humans inside powered armor and relied on fire-based weapons, one was a mutated human.
The numerical value of firebrand in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of firebrand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Macri has a lot of support at the minute, but when you are making such wide-reaching reforms, you can't please everyone, there are no shortage of firebrand politicians who will promise a moon on a stick.
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- подстрекател, главняBulgarian
- soihtu, palopuhujaFinnish
- torche, énergumène, brandonFrench
- mōmotu, ngōngotu, motumotu, ngotungotu, tōroherohe, mōungaMāori
- podżegacz, podżegaczka, głowniaPolish
- зачинщик, подстрекательRussian
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