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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of cense.


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  • States, where I have read that the body of the deceased is still oiled with a fragrant oil and censed.

    A Conversation with Jack Turner

  • We do know however that all the major cultures of antiquity embalmed, perfumed or censed the dead.

    A Conversation with Jack Turner

  • The terms ‘‘firearm’’, ‘‘li5 censed dealer’’, ‘‘licensed manufacturer’’, and


  • At one point, the relics were censed so vigorously it set off the prison's smoke alarms.

    Ruth Gledhill - Times Online - WBLG

  • They should be censed at the appropriate times, though.

    Archive 2008-07-13

  • And just then began the ugliest man to gurgle and snort, as if something unutterable in him tried to find expression; when, however, he had actually found words, behold! it was a pious, strange litany in praise of the adored and censed ass.

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • The thyme and sage bruised by the tramping feet censed them with aromatics; the uncurled bracken stood waist-high; heather and sorrel purpled the moors.

    Funeral Games

  • Long solidly Democratic, more recently solidly anti-Democratic, the South censed to be solid in 1976.


  • Things were brought out and censed and sprinkled, taken back and hidden.

    The Bull From The Sea

  • They had put on other cloaks of thin stuff which floated round them in ample folds; they carried censers in their hands and censed with great reverence the Child and the Blessed Virgin and St. Joseph and the whole cave, withdrawing afterwards with low obeisances.

    The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary


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