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incense (verb) enrage.
When you make a person extremely angry you incense them. When you insult a person they become extremely angry or they are incensed by your insult. Your decision to marry a girl against your parentsí consent might incense your parents, that is, make them very angry.
- The employees were incensed when in addition to the reducing their bonus, the company withdrew conveyance allowance on grounds of reduction in profits. The angry employees decided to go on a strike.
- When the number of holidays were reduced and the tuition fees were doubled, the students were so incensed that they immediately went on a strike and damaged the property of the university.