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Cop shows and terrorist Tuesday

Good heavens, I almost forgot today as well.

dint

noun
1. force; power
2. a dent.
3. (Archaic) a blow; stroke.

verb
4. to make a dent or dents in.
5. to impress or drive in with force.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/dint


"Don't dint my car, man, I just bought it!" Peter shouted at his buddy, Rob.
"What the hell did you say?" Rob asked. "Don't you mean 'dent?'"
"No, you idiot," Peter responded, "I mean DINT. Pick up a dictionary and read!"


incendiary [in-SEN-dee-er-ee]

adjective
1. used or adapted for setting property on fire
2. of or pertaining to the criminal setting on fire of property.
3. tending to arouse strife, sedition, etc.; inflammatory
4. tending to inflame the senses

noun
5. a person who deliberately sets fire to buildings or other property, as an arsonist.
6. (Military) a shell, bomb, or grenade containing napalm, thermite, or some other substance that burns with an intense heat.
7. a person who stirs up strife, sedition, etc.; an agitator.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/incendiary


Sick and tired of waiting for enemy planes to drop incendiary bombs on their house, war-weary couple Harriet and Joseph decided to become incendiaries themselves and burn the place down on their own, giving them an excuse to leave town and travel the countryside like they'd always wanted.
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