Definitions for firebrandˈfaɪərˌbrænd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a piece of burning wood or other material.
a person who kindles strife or encourages unrest.
Origin of firebrand:
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.
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