Anger related

incense
(v)
in-SENSE
Meaning

enrage; infuriate; make angry

1st Sample Sentence

In the cruel sport of bullfighting, the bullfighter uses a red flag to incense the bull.

Root

in (into, in, on, upon)#candere (to shine, glow, be on fire) (Latin)

Synonyms

beard, gall, goad, incense, nettle, vex

Antonyms

appease, mollify, placate

Mnemonics

read it as in+sense, meaning lacking sense. Such people make us extremely angry incense = insensible. Insensible people infuriate (incense) me.

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