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September 13, 2021

Word of the Day: Inflammable

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Word of the Day : September 13, 2021

inflammable \in-FLAM-uh-bul\ adjective

What It Means

Although inflammable describes things that can easily catch fire, flammable is the preferred word. Inflammable also means "easily excited or angered."

// The gas is highly inflammable.

// The messenger trembled as he stuttered out the news of the army's defeat to the highly inflammable king.

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