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synonyms for frankincense

  • aroma
  • odor
  • perfume
  • scent
  • balm
  • bouquet
  • essence
  • flame
  • fuel
  • myrrh
  • punk
  • redolence
  • spice
  • burnt offering
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antonyms for frankincense

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  • stench
  • stink
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How to use frankincense in a sentence

As early as the 2nd century, they were promoted to kings, probably because frankincense is associated with royalty in one of the Psalms.
HERE'S WHAT HISTORY CAN TELL US ABOUT THE MAGIOLIVIA B. WAXMANDECEMBER 29, 2020TIME
According to the Gospel, the men had followed a star to the house where Jesus and Mary were and presented gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.
HERE'S WHAT HISTORY CAN TELL US ABOUT THE MAGIOLIVIA B. WAXMANDECEMBER 29, 2020TIME
The air was heavy with the perfume of frankincense which smouldered in a brass vessel set upon a tray.
DOPESAX ROHMER
To what purpose do you bring me frankincense from Saba, and the sweet smelling cane from a far country?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Take of red roses, lapididis hoematis, white frankincense, of each half an ounce.
THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHERANONYMOUS
It is the true spice-tree of our Northern clime, the myrrh and frankincense of the land of lingering snow.
LITTLE RIVERSHENRY VAN DYKE
To Hamilton Burton it was all like the sniffing of frankincense and myrrh.
DESTINYCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
We received in our nostrils such a fragrance as proceeds from frankincense or some other precious perfume.
CURIOSITIES OF CHRISTIAN HISTORYCROAKE JAMES
We know that the King on Twelfth-day presented gold, frankincense and myrrh, and so perhaps did the Queen.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF RICHARD CRASHAW, VOLUME I (OF 2)RICHARD CRASHAW
When one stops to speak to them, they throw pinches of frankincense upon a charcoal brazier and make the air sweet.
A HOUSE OF POMEGRANATESOSCAR WILDE
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WORDS RELATED TO FRANKINCENSE

  • aroma
  • balm
  • bouquet
  • burnt offering
  • essence
  • flame
  • frankincense
  • fuel
  • myrrh
  • odor
  • perfume
  • punk
  • redolence
  • scent
  • spice
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