Incensed

Incensed
Incense In*cense", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incensed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incensing}.] [L. incensus, p. p. of incendere; pref. in- in + root of candere to glow. See {Candle}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle; to burn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Twelve Trojan princes wait on thee, and labor to incense Thy glorious heap of funeral. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

2. To inflame with anger; to enrage; to endkindle; to fire; to incite; to provoke; to heat; to madden. [1913 Webster]

The people are incensed him. --Shak.

Syn: To enrage; exasperate; provoke; anger; irritate; heat; fire; instigate. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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