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English definition of “incense”

incense

noun [U] uk   /ˈɪn.sens/ us  
a substance that is burnt to produce a sweet smell, especially as part of a religious ceremony: an incense burner/stick

incense

verb [T usually passive] uk   /ɪnˈsens/ us  
to cause someone to be extremely angry: The editor said a lot of readers would be incensed by my article on class. I was so incensed by what he was saying I had to walk out.
incensed
adjective uk   /-ˈsenst/ us  
extremely angry: The villagers are incensed at the decision to close the railway station.
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