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English noun: incense

1. incense (substance) a substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned


Broader (hypernym)chemical compound, compound


Narrower (hyponym)joss stick


Substance holonymstacte

2. incense (cognition) the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned


SamplesIncense filled the room.


Broader (hypernym)aroma, fragrance, perfume, scent


English verb: incense

1. incense (perception) perfume especially with a censer


Synonymscense, thurify


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)odorize, odourise, scent

2. incense (emotion) make furious


ExamplesThe bad news will incense him, The performance is likely to incense Sue


Synonymsexasperate, infuriate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)anger









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