HyperDic: incense

English > 4 senses of the word incense:
NOUNsubstanceincensea substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned
cognitionincensethe pleasing scent produced when incense is burned
VERBperceptionincense, cense, thurifyperfume especially with a censer
emotionincense, infuriate, exasperatemake furious
incense > pronunciation
Soundsihnseh'ns; ih'nseh.ns
Rhymescommence ... whence: 23 rhymes with ehns...
English > incense: 4 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned.
Narrowerjoss stickA slender stick of incense burned before a joss by the Chinese
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Substancesstacte(Old Testament) one of several sweet-smelling spices / spices used in incense
Spanishincienso, sahumerio
Catalanencens
Verbsincenseperfume especially with a censer
English > incense: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe pleasing scent produced when incense is burned.
Example"incense filled the room"
Broaderaroma, fragrance, perfume, scentA distinctive odor that is pleasant
Spanishincienso
Catalanencens
Verbsincenseperfume especially with a censer
English > incense: 4 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningperfume especially with a censer.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymscense, thurify
Broaderodorize, odourise, scentCause to smell or be smelly
Spanisharomatizar, incensar, perfumar
Nounsincensethe pleasing scent produced when incense is burned
incensea substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned
English > incense: 4 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningmake furious.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will incense him; The performance is likely to incense Sue
Synonymsinfuriate, exasperate
Broaderangermake angry
Spanishencolerizar, enfurecer, exasperar, indignar, sulfurar
Catalanencolerir, enfurir, enfurismar, exasperar, indignar, irritar

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