Noun(1) a substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned(2) the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned
Verb(1) perfume especially with a censer(2) make furious
(1) We would then all bow before the shrine, and my father would place incense on the altar.(2) Orthodox priests held a memorial service, and the blue smoke of incense smoke curled in the hot summer air.(3) the swirls of incense in the air(4) The room was lit almost completely by soft candlelight, and the air was perfumed by sweet-smelling incense , and men smoking pipes filled with herbal concoctions.(5) The air in the church had been redolent with incense , thick and sweet-smelling.(6) In the morning sunshine, local villagers climbed up to the mountain, burnt incense and prayed.(7) He then lit the incense and let the smoke rise for a few moments before taking it and walking around the room muttering the same words he had spoken before.(8) The pungent aroma of incense filled the corridor as the door opened wider.(9) But it returns to a recent past, in a softly lit yoga hall decorated in muted earthly tones and perfumed with incense .(10) The great defender of traditional liturgy could also be its critic when he thought the fog of incense was merely hiding a vacancy at the altar.(11) She took in one final breath of the scent of the jasmine incense , the scent of the Goddess, one Angharad had adopted for herself.(12) All you see is the mist of thick and perfumed incense .(13) Automatically, his senses registered the smell of incense wafting through the air.(14) incense sticks(15) Perfumed with incense and sandalwood and synonymous with soap and silk, it is among the most beautiful cities in the country.(16) She always had some sandalwood incense burning when she sang, or wrote.
(1) incense burner :: Räuchergefäß
(2) burn incense :: räuchern
(3) incense stick :: Räucherstäbchen
1. cense ::
2. thurify ::
1. reek ::
2. stench ::
3. stink ::
incense, incensed, incenses, incensing
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Oh! That's a lot of INCENSE.
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beneath the INCENSE and the perfume,
Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 4
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