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Verb
/ˈinˌsens/,
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A gum, spice, or other substance that is burned for the sweet smell it produces,
  1. Make (someone) very angry
    • - she was incensed by the accusations
Noun
  1. A gum, spice, or other substance that is burned for the sweet smell it produces

  2. The smoke or perfume of such a substance


  1. a substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned
  2. cense: perfume especially with a censer
  3. infuriate: make furious
  4. the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned; "incense filled the room"
  5. (incensed) indignant: angered at something unjust or wrong; "an indignant denial"; "incensed at the judges' unfairness"; "a look of outraged disbelief"; "umbrageous at the loss of their territory"
  6. Incense (Latin: incendere, "to burn") is composed of aromatic biotic materials, which release fragrant smoke when burned. The term "incense" refers to the substance itself, rather than to the odor that it produces. ...
  7. (Incensing) A thurible is a metal censer suspended from chains, in which incense is burned during worship services. ...
  8. A perfume often used in the rites of various religions; To anger or infuriate
  9. (incensed) Enraged; infuriated; spitefully or furiously angry
  10. (Incensed) A term applied to the eyes of any wild creature when represented with fire issuing from them.
  11. (INCENSED) 1) The heraldic term for when a wild beast has fire issuing from its mouth or eyes.
  12. (Incensed) A moderate form of anger.
  13. (Incensed) when fire issues from the eyes, ears, or mouth of an animal
  14. (incensed) (adjective) -- extremely angry
  15. The sap of the frankincense tree, or other aromatic substances, dried and burned in honor of God. The offering of incense has been associated with the worship of God since God commanded Moses to burn incense to Him in the tabernacle. ...
  16. A mixture of aromatic plant products, for instance from cedar TT  resin, juniper TT , kanaktu TT , etc., designed to be burnt in a censer TT  to release fragrant smoke during rituals TT ; see also fumigation TT .
  17. Incense (material used to produce a fragrant odor when burned) is used as a symbol of the Church’s offering; the rising smoke represents the prayers of the assembly rising to God.
  18. senetjer, an imporant marterial for religious and royal rites in every era. Several types were used. Myrrh, a red form of incense importanted from Punt, was considered the most sacred and resrved for the most solemn of rituals. Frankincense (olibanum) was also favored.
  19. An aromatic substance which is obtained from certain resinous trees in Eastern and tropical countries, especially from those of the terebinth family. It is largely employed for purposes of religious worship. ...
  20. a collection of spices that is burned to worship God. Incense produces a sweet smell.
  21. Sacrifice of Jesus as viewed from the divine standpoint.
  22. The use of incense as a part of the Divine worship was common to all the nations of antiquity. Among the Hebrews, the Egyptians, and the Hindus it seems to have been used for no other purposes; but the Persians burnt it also before the king. ...
  23. Dried herbs and woods ground into powder and burned for their aromatic fragrance. The burning of different types incense is often used to induce different states of mind; also, used as offerings in religious ceremonies.
  24. Herbs, oils, or other aromatic item which are burned to scent the air during acts of magick and ritual. Incense is associated with the element air.
  25. A mixture of herbs, plants, and/or essential oils in a flower or wood base that, when burned, is aromatic.  Incense has been used for centuries in religious and magickal rites.