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anoint

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Religion
anointa‧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]
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Examples from the Corpus
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.
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Verb table
anoint
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyanoint
he, she, itanoints
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyanointed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave anointed
he, she, ithas anointed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad anointed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill anoint
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have anointed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam anointing
he, she, itis anointing
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you, we, theyare anointing
Past
I, he, she, itwas anointing
you, we, theywere anointing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been anointing
he, she, ithas been anointing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been anointing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be anointing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been anointing
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