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incense

  
     ( incenses    3rd person present)   ( incensing    present participle)   ( incensed    past tense & past participle  )
The noun is pronounced ɪnsens. The verb is pronounced ɪnsens.     
1       n-uncount   Incense is a substance that is burned for its sweet smell, often as part of a religious ceremony.  
2       verb   If you say that something incenses you, you mean that it makes you extremely angry.   (=enrage)  
This proposal will incense conservation campaigners.      V n  
  incensed      adj   usu v-link ADJ, oft ADJ at/by n, ADJ that  
Mum was incensed at his lack of compassion...     
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incense         

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      vb   anger, enrage, exasperate, excite, gall, get one's hackles up, inflame, infuriate, irritate, madden, make one's blood boil     (informal)   make one see red     (informal)   make one's hackles rise, nark     (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang)   provoke, raise one's hackles, rile     (informal)   rub one up the wrong way  

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incense          [2]  
      n   aroma, balm, bouquet, fragrance, perfume, redolence, scent  

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