penitent

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Definition: (adjective) Feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds. Synonyms: repentant. Usage: She now presented herself, with an elaborate apology, and with the nearest approach to a penitent expression of which her face was capable. Discuss

censer

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Definition: (noun) A container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual). Synonyms: thurible. Usage: The organ was muttering, censers were swinging, candles were glinting on the distant altar, and robed priests were filing silently past them. Discuss