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incensed
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

12 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
incensed by her insult
Definition
very angered
  • On the other hand what incensed him more inwardly was the blatant jokes of the cabman and so on who passed it all off as a jest, laughing 1530 immoderately, pretending to understand everything, the why and the wherefore, and in reality not knowing their own minds, it being a case for the two parties themselves unless it ensued that the legitimate husband happened to be a party to it owing to some anonymous letter from the usual boy Jones, who happened to come across them at the crucial...
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (80% in)

There are no more uses of "incensed" flagged with this meaning in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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?  —11 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • The truncated conical crater summit of the diminutive volcano emitted a vertical and serpentine fume redolent of aromatic oriental incense.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (57% in)
  • So I carried the boat of incense then at Clongowes.
    Episode 1 — Telemachus (43% in)
  • Moist pith of farls of bread, the froggreen wormwood, her matin incense, court the air.
    Episode 3 — Proteus (39% in)
  • Rather stale smell that incense leaves next day.
    Episode 4 — Calypso (58% in)
  • Flowers, incense, candles melting.
    Episode 5 — Lotus Eaters (76% in)
  • Father Conmee smelt incense on his right hand as he walked.
    Episode 10 — Wandering Rocks (7% in)
  • Through the open window of the church the fragrant incense was wafted and with it the fragrant names of her who was conceived without stain of original sin, spiritual vessel, pray for us, honourable vessel, pray for us, vessel of singular devotion, pray for us, mystical rose.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (28% in)
  • It was like the paintings that man used to do on the pavement with all the coloured chalks and such a pity too leaving them there to be all blotted out, the evening and the clouds coming out and the Bailey light on Howth and to hear the music like that and the perfume of those incense they burned in the church like a kind of waft.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (31% in)
  • Queen of angels, queen of patriarchs, queen of prophets, of all saints, they prayed, queen of the most holy rosary and then Father Conroy handed the thurible to Canon O'Hanlon and he put in the incense and censed the Blessed Sacrament and Cissy Caffrey caught the two twins and she was itching to give them a ringing good clip on the ear but she didn't because she thought he might be watching but she never made a bigger mistake in all her life because Gerty could see without looking that...
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (37% in)
  • The pall of incense smoke screens and disperses.
    Episode 15 — Circe (68% in)
  • ...couldnt see mine of course hed never turn or let on still his eyes were red when his father died theyre lost for a woman of course must be terrible when a man cries let alone them Id like to be embraced by one in his vestments and the smell of incense off him like the pope besides theres no danger with a priest if youre married hes too careful about himself then give something to H H the pope for a penance I wonder was he satisfied with me one thing I didnt like his slapping me behind...
    Episode 18 — Penelope (7% in)

There are no more uses of "incensed" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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