thuriferous

thuriferous

(θjʊəˈrɪfərəs)
adj
(Botany) producing frankincense
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He begins with a quotation from Eliot's recent long review of two books by Herbert Read and Ramon Fernandez published the previous year, in which Eliot had dismissed the idea of "intuition" as a "potent and thuriferous juju" (Eliot, Review of Reason and Romanticism and Messages 757), and suggested that "intelligence," understood according to Aristotle and Aquinas, was the condign term for any and every sort of knowledge.