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  • v. Present participle of perfume.


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  • How precisely their ministry, in perfuming the prayers of the saints and offering them on the altar of incense, is exercised, we know not, but we do know they are not to be prayed TO.

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  • Some categories of appearance may be more contested, such as perfuming (Berakhot 43b; Satlow, 13).

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  • We will also discover the unique interrelatedness of tea and perfume, such as perfuming teas with flowers and using tea notes in modern perfumery.

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  • He swiveled around, looking past green-shuttered doorways, past night-pooled balconies with pots of ferns and roses and geraniums hanging from their black iron scrollwork, the flowers perfuming the humid air, and toward the restless flickers of neon on Bourbon.

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  • Except that you live in New York and no matter where I move it is a mid-sized Southern town with a large military base and paper mills perfuming the tri-county area with fart blossoms.

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  • I then had to resign myself to waiting ... for what seemed like forever ... while these baked up, perfuming the whole house with a sweet bran aroma.

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  • To determine whether we'll be entering into a bear market or a bull market, we took a bear, and we took a bull, and we dressed them in garlands of wheat and barley, perfuming their brows with myrrh and balsam, before hacking them open with a ceremonial dagger, allowing us to survey their bloodied entrails, thus giving us an accurate survey of the financial terrain ahead.

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  • She is a flower of night, her heavy fragrance perfuming the warm darkness.

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  • Already sap was leaking from the new wound, perfuming the air with a sharp, sweet odor.


  • Bryce and me nibbling each other for appetizers while the bird roasts and the pies cool on the counter, perfuming the kitchen with cinnamon and nutmeg. Bryce leans me back over the Formica … scratch that.



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