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pyromania

Psychiatry the uncontrollable impulse and practice of setting things on fire

pyromania

[‚pī·rō′mā·nē·ə]
(psychology)
A monomania for setting or watching fires.
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Pyromaniacs have a compulsion to start destructive fires, but would wipe smoke off their faces.
Pyromaniacs have a severe inferiority complex, and this state of mind seriously impairs their normal functioning in society.
This is like pyromaniacs bragging about teaching a bit of fire prevention," said Jay Ostrich, Commonwealth Foundation director of public affairs.
Combining flammable liquids with a naked flame is usually best left to stuntmen and pyromaniacs.
Perhaps the pyromaniacs in this and other areas of Huddersfield could consider other people before indulging their obsession with polluting the air.
If you like your clubbing enhanced by stilt-walkers, pyromaniacs and the odd reptile then this night from the Manchester outfit is just for you.
THE pyromaniacs at Coronation Street complete a whole year without any enormous fires/explosions/nuclear incidents.
It just wouldn't have been the Lakers, suddenly the world's most renowned pyromaniacs, playing with fire again, right down to the closing minutes.