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incense in Odours topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishincensein‧cense1 /ˈɪnsens/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 RRCOa substance that has a pleasant smell when you burn it 🔊 a church filled with the smell of incense 🔊 lighted incense sticks
Examples from the Corpus
incenseMeditation does not demand sitting cross-legged amidst candles and burning incense, muttering weird incantations.In the wind and cold I could almost hear her chants and gongs, and smell her incense burning.He decided to return to Santa Cruz to start again, focusing on his incense.We return silently down the path, the last rays of light clinging to the incense.Coffee thermoses, incense pots, boxes of fruit, trays to serve it on, suitcases, prayer mats.Not quite Eton or Harrow with incense thrown in, but close to it.