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synonyms for frankincense

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

antonyms for frankincense

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  • odor
  • stench
  • stink
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How to use frankincense in a sentence

Researchers generally assume that Tayma was a pit stop on an ancient network of trade routes, known as the Incense Route, that carried frankincense and myrrh from southern Arabia to Mediterranean destinations around 2,300 to 1,900 years ago.
ANCIENT ‘SMELLSCAPES’ ARE WAFTING OUT OF ARTIFACTS AND OLD TEXTSBRUCE BOWERMAY 4, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
Everything from the bark of the tree to the sap inside is fragrant, so both frankincense and myrrh are used as incense and perfume.
WHAT ARE FRANKINCENSE AND MYRRH, ANYWAY?ELEANOR CUMMINSDECEMBER 6, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Instead of explaining what frankincense and myrrh are for the fourth year in a row, tell everyone that nematode worms lactate.
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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
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WORDS RELATED TO FRANKINCENSE

  • aroma
  • balm
  • bouquet
  • burnt offering
  • essence
  • flame
  • frankincense
  • fuel
  • myrrh
  • odor
  • perfume
  • punk
  • redolence
  • scent
  • spice
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.