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  • adj. Tending to excite or provoke; inflammatory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending to excite or provoke; inflammatory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to inflame or excite; inflammatory.


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  • For he suggests images of our parents, friends or kinsmen being gratuitously insulted; and in his way he excites our incensive power, making us say or do something vicious to those who appear in our minds.

    June 23rd, 2008

  • Embrace her bashfully by almeans at my frank incensive and tell her in your semiological agglutinative yez, how Idos be asking after her.

    Finnegans Wake

  • When through self-control we have purified our body, and when through divine love we have made our incensive power and our desire incentives for virtue, and when we have offered to God an intellect cleansed by prayer, then we will possess and see within ourselves the grace promised to the pure in heart (cf. Matt.

    Vox Nova


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