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anoint

synonym (synonym of anoint)

  • (verb.body)
    administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing (verb.body)
     

hypernym (anoint IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing (verb.body)
    give a benediction to (verb.communication)
     
  • choose by or as if by divine intervention (verb.cognition)
    pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives (verb.cognition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from anoint)

  • administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing (verb.body)
    the act of applying oil or an oily liquid (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    anointing as part of a religious ceremony or healing ritual (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.person)
    one who anoints as a religious ceremony (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water (noun.substance)
     
synonym hypernym derivation anele embrocate inunct oil bless choose pick out select anointing anointment inunction unction embrocation liniment

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