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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Perfume especially from a vessel in which certain sticks are burned.

Usage examples (35)
  • A procession is made through each house to cense every room.
  • Eet is against the law to serve sentient beings without a li-cense.
  • It is wrong for him to cense the choir, if there be no clergy in quire.
  • I would definitely pick Blarney Stone over this burger… although the la cense bun is much better than the B.S. bun. for more
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  • To "cense" is to perfume with incense, "cents" is more than one penny, "scents" is odors, while "sense" is to become aware through the senses.
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