Incense – meaning of the word and examples

A substance that is burnt to produce a sweet smell, especially as part of a religious ceremony. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Material used to produce a fragrant odour when burned. (Merriam – Webster)

The perfume exhaled from some spices and gums when burned. (Merriam – Webster)

Pleasing attention: Flattery. (Merriam – Webster)

A gum, spice, or other substance that is burned for the sweet smell it produces. (Oxford Dictionaries)

The smoke or perfume of incense. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Incense is a substance that is burned for its sweet smell, often as part of a religious ceremony. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Close up of burning incense sticks with smoke over black background,rotating. 

https://www.videoblocks.com/video/close-up-of-burning-incense-sticks-with-smoke-over-black-backgroundrotating-o672ylx

Is Breathing Incense a Health Risk? 

https://parade.com/11659/marilynvossavant/is-breathing-incense-a-health-risk/

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