Pronunciation: (in'sens), [key]
—n., v., -censed, -cens•ing.
1. an aromatic gum or other substance producing a sweet odor when burned, used in religious ceremonies, to enhance a mood, etc.
2. the perfume or smoke arising from such a substance when burned.
3. any pleasant perfume or fragrance.
4. homage or adulation.
1. to perfume with incense.
2. to burn incense for.
to burn or offer incense.
Pronunciation: (in-sens'), [key]
—v.t., -censed, -cens•ing.
to inflame with wrath; make angry; enrage.
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