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anoint in Religion topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishanointa‧noint /əˈnɔɪnt/ verb [transitive]  RRto put oil or water on someone’s head or body, usually as part of a religious ceremony the anointed kinganoint somebody with something He was anointed with sacred oil.anointment noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
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anointOn his accession he was crowned and anointed by ecclesiastics.She looked a little like a child who has been anointed by the wing of a magical bird.But party leaders have continued to anoint candidates in important local races.He gave the man the Viaticum and blessed him, anointing him on the head, chest, hands and feet.But he had blocked all her attempts to anoint him with love and sympathy.David had done absolutely nothing to earn his spurs when Samuel anointed him.Viktor stood while he blessed the dying man and anointed him.The vintage wine had anointed his tongue with new and seductive language.