Translation of inflammatory in Spanish:

inflammatory

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈflæmətɔːri; ɪnˈflæmətri/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (arousing anger) [speech/remark/writing] incendiario, que exalta or [literary/literario] inflama los ánimos
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    • Some journalists have attacked the inflammatory speeches of some imams.
    • He was charged with making inflammatory speeches and inciting people to violence.
    • We can only speculate as to why Mr Townend chose to deliver his inflammatory speech when he did.
    1.2 [Medicine/Medicina] inflamatorio
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    • Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are idiopathic inflammatory disorders of unknown aetiology.
    • Fistulae may result from localized infection or indicate inflammatory bowel disease.
    • Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease in which your immune system attacks some of your own cells.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.