Example sentences for: incense

How can you use “incense” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Surrounded by statues, carvings, and incense burners, here the faithful make their devotions and check their fortunes, and traditional funerary displays give a cheerful send-off to the recently departed.

  • Visitors should be sure to stop at the huge bronze incense burner in front of the hall, to “bathe” in the smoke — an observance believed to bestow a year’s worth of good health.

  • Behind the colonnades on the Middle Terrace, to the left of the ramp, are carved scenes depicting a trade mission bringing myrrh and incense from Egypt’s neighbor Punt, now Somalia.

  • Upon uttering the password his friend has revealed to him, he is escorted into a mansion where some sort of high priest dressed in red is swinging incense and rapping a staff on the marble floor as lugubrious choral music drones on in the background.

  • The scent of incense clung to him.


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