Definitions

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  • v. To inflame; to excite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To inflame; to excite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To inflame; make fiery.

Etymologies

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Latin incendere, incensum, to kindle, burn. See incense to inflame.

Examples

  • Sumdae, ai hoeps ebreewun can has teh grate kneed tu cee Niagara Falolls – witch, incend…insient…oddlee enuf, bees beri kneer ware a sertin liddol witch teh nice-ish kynd jus happins tu lif.

    Lyle dreamed of cheezburgers but belonged to a vegetarian. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Why students and lovers are so often melancholy and mad, the philosopher of [2671] Conimbra assigns this reason, because by a vehement and continual meditation of that wherewith they are affected, they fetch up the spirits into the brain, and with the heat brought with them, they incend it beyond measure: and the cells of the inner senses dissolve their temperature, which being dissolved, they cannot perform their offices as they ought.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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