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incense

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈɪn.sens/
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   us   /ɪnˈsens/
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   us   /-ˈsenst/
extremely angry: The villagers are incensed at the decision to close the railway station.
Translations of “incense”
in Vietnamese que hương…
in Spanish incienso…
in Thai เครื่องหอม, ธูป…
in Malaysian kemenyan…
in French encens…
in German der Weihrauch…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在宗教儀式上焚燒的)香…
in Indonesian kemenyan, dupa…
in Russian ладан, фимиам…
in Turkish tütsü, buhur…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在宗教仪式上焚烧的)香…
in Polish kadzidło…
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