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incense2

in·cense2

incense2

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn sens
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: incensed, incenses, incensing
definition: to make extremely angry; enrage.
His rudeness incensed me, especially as it was aimed at my family.The new rule was grossly unfair and incensed the workers.
synonyms:
enrage, infuriate, madden
antonyms:
placate
similar words:
aggravate, agitate, anger, gall, indignant, inflame, irk, irritate, nettle, outrage, peeve, pique, provoke, rankle, rile, tee off, vex
derivation: incensement (n.)
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