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incense +‎ -ive


incensive (comparative more incensive, superlative most incensive)

  1. Tending to excite or provoke; inflammatory.
    • a. 1677, Isaac Barrow, Of Patience (sermon):
      To be extremely hated and inhumanly persecuted , without any fault committed or just occasion offered, is greatly incensive of human passion

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for incensive in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)