(In*cen"di*ous) a. [L. incendiosus burning, hot.] Promoting faction or contention; seditious; inflammatory.
[Obs.] Bacon. In*cen"di*ous*ly, adv. [Obs.]
(In*cen"sant) a. [See Incense to anger.] (Her.) A modern term applied to animals (as a
boar) when borne as raging, or with furious aspect.
(In`cen*sa"tion) n. (R. C. Ch.) The offering of incense. [R.] Encyc. Brit.
(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.]
1. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle; to burn. [Obs.]
Twelve Trojan princes wait on thee, and labor to incenseChapman.
Thy glorious heap of funeral.
2. To inflame with anger; to endkindle; to fire; to incite; to provoke; to heat; to madden.
The people are incensed him.Shak.
Syn. To enrage; exasperate; provoke; anger; irritate; heat; fire; instigate.
(In"cense) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incensed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Incensing.] [LL. incensare: cf. F.
encenser. See Incense, n.]
1. To offer incense to. See Incense. [Obs.] Chaucer.
2. To perfume with, or as with, incense. "Incensed with wanton sweets." Marston.
(In"cense) n. [OE. encens, F. encens, L. incensum, fr. incensus, p. p. of incendere to
burn. See Incense to inflame.]
1. The perfume or odors exhaled from spices and gums when burned in celebrating religious rites or as
an offering to some deity.
A thick cloud of incense went up.Ezek. viii. 11.
2. The materials used for the purpose of producing a perfume when burned, as fragrant gums, spices,
Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put incense
thereon.Lev. x. 1.