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Definition of "incensing" [incensing]

  • Present participle of incense. (verb)

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Use "incensing" in a sentence
  • "After sprinkling the branches and incensing them, (following the normal order of such blessings: imposition of incense, sprinkling, and incensation) the priest sings a sixth prayer, and distributes the branches to the attending clergy, and to the people, while the choir sings the two antiphons Pueri Hebraeorum."
  • "First, the Republican "Pledge to America" failed to include earmark reform and throughout the last few weeks, the GOP has continued to dodge and offer vague responses to questions on their position on real earmark reform -- incensing conservatives who have called for a ban on the practice."
  • "Immediately before the priest, who holds the chalice under the humeral veil, two acolytes take turns incensing the Blessed Sacrament."
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