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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (religious)
a. to incense
El párroco incensó el féretro durante la misa.The parish priest incensed the coffin during the mass.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(to adulate)
a. to flatter
No soporto que los hombres inciensen a las mujeres para intentar seducirlas.I can't stand men flattering women to try to seduce them.
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transitive verb
1 (Religión) to cense; incense
2 (halagar) to flatter
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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