What is another word for cense?

Pronunciation: [sˈɛns] (IPA)

The word "cense" is often used in reference to the act of burning incense or offering a pleasing aroma. However, there are several synonyms of the word that can be used interchangeably depending on the context. Some of these synonyms include "burn," "smoke," "fumigate," "perfume," and "scent." "Burn" implies the use of fire or heat, while "smoke" and "fumigate" indicate the release of smoke or vapor. "Perfume" and "scent" are more related to the pleasant aroma itself. All of these words can be used to describe the act of censing in a religious or ceremonial context, as well as the use of incense or other scented items in everyday life.

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What are the hyponyms for Cense?

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Usage examples for Cense

As soon as we got into the castle Madame d'Urfe proceeded to cense the new-comer, who received the attention with all the dignity of an opera queen, and then threw herself into the arms of the priestess, who received her with enthusiastic affection.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
There was very solemn service betwixt three and four of the clock in the morning, in honour of the Resurrection, where two of the eldest monks in the quire came to the sepulchre, set up upon Good Fryday, after the Passion, all covered with red velvet embroider'd with gold, and did then cense it, either of the monks with a pair of silver censers, sitting on their knees before the sepulchre.
"Old Church Lore"
William Andrews
Quirinus, Bacchus, and the Jove-born pair, Though now invoked with in cense, gifts, and prayer, While yet on earth they civilized their kind, Tilled lands, built cities, properties assigned, Oft mourned for man's ingratitude, and found The race they served less thankful than the ground.
"The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry"
Horace a.k.a. Quintus Horatius Flaccus Translated by John Conington, M. A.

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