Example sentences for: joss

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

  • The monks — for this is a working monastery — are kept busy supplying joss (incense) sticks to devout or merely fun-loving visitors.

  • Dr. Arroway (Foster) explains herself to Joss (McConaughey).

  • Visitors entering the temple are confronted by a dense pall of smoke from all the burning joss sticks and the incense coils hanging from the ceiling (these will burn for as long as a month).

  • Matthew McConaughey--who plays Ellie's love interest, the ridiculously named Palmer Joss, a former priest who is now the respected author of a best-selling book about "faith" and "meaning," and who, though still in his 20s, is a trusted adviser to the president--thrusts out his lower jaw like a calendar pinup while delivering such lines as "I'm not against technology, I'm against the men who deify it at the expense of human truth!"

  • I first suspected that Contact 's logic circuits might be fried when, early in the movie, Matthew McConaughey, as a roving Christian Zen master named Palmer Joss, strolls through a Costa Rican palapa nibbling from a box of Cracker Jack.


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