incense incense  /ɪn ˈsɛns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned
  2. (n) the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned
  3. (v) perfume especially with a censer
  4. (v) make furious

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The project leader was hard put to calm down the engineer who was incensed by the callousness of his team members.
  2. As the old monk moved slowly up the steps of the temple, the chanting increased in fervor as did the waving of the incense sticks.
  3. The increase in the course fees have left the student community incensed and the parents seething with anger.

News

  1. Manchester tattoo parlor burglarized

    A burglar made off with $300 worth of incense after breaking into a Manchester tattoo and body piercing buisness early Friday morning, police said.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

  2. Police Looking For Suspect In Forest Lake Armed Robbery

    Authorities in the north Twin Cities metro are looking for a suspect after a man committed an armed robbery in Forest Lake Thursday morning. The incident happened at Dazy Maze, an incense store on the 700 block of Lake Street South in Forest Lake, at about 10:45 a.m.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CBS Minnesota

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Quotes

  1. Tanushree Dutta says, "I always make sure that I am around with my family to celebrate the Durga Puja. We usually decorate the house withdiyas, flowers, incense, etc. and loads of Bengali sweets are also made which I love to savour. We also have...
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: Tanushree Dutta Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  2. "I'm taking some herb that's making me feel pretty good," Karl said. "I'll bring a bottle after the season and show you. There's all these stress relievers, but they're all natural. I'm going to pass the drug test. Phil has his incense. I...
    on May 25, 2009 By: George Karl Source: Colorado Springs Gazette

  3. All Saints Margaret Street is recognized for its "distinguished Anglo-Catholic tradition," Jefferts Schori said, "and incense-redolent nave adorned with the finest and most up to date craft of the latter 1800s."
    on Mar 2, 2008 By: Katharine Jefferts Schori Source: Episcopal-Life

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