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Synonyms for anointing

the act of applying oil or an oily liquid

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The form has been boosted by the winner going in again at Epsom on Oaks day and with a run under her belt, improvement can be expected from Abhisheka.
Godolphin have their first runners of the season and will definitely be looking for a good start from Abhisheka.
Dettori kicks off with Abhisheka in the opening Constant Securities Fillies Handicap and can follow up with King Harson.
Godolphin's upturn in fortunes has been well documented, and with Royal Ascot just around the corner they could get another timely boost from Abhisheka in the York And County Press Fillies' Handicap at York.
York tomorrow looks easier to crack than Salisbury and, while neither Abhisheka nor Prince Namid will start a massive price, both are rock solid.
Tanaka points out that the wealthy sponsor of the abhisheka is himself transformed and purified by the very ritual for which he serves both as patron and, according to the sastras, as sacrificial "victim.
WHENEVER a movie featuring a south superstar releases, their fans waste thousands of litres of milk ( ksheera abhisheka ) on their huge cut- out posters put up in front of the theatres as a mark of respect and to invoke the blessings of God.
Frankie Dettori, out of luck in the Italian Oaks yesterday (see page 24), bids for an 'Oaks' of a different kind on Abhisheka, who already has decent form on easy going.
I INTEND to oppose all of the Godolphin runners today which includes the highly progressive Abhisheka, but these end of season races often throw up quite a few funny results.
Abhisheka, who is a half-sister to Derby winner Lammtarra, is fancied to follow up on her recent win at Nottingham in the Constant Security Fillies' Handicap over ten furlongs.
Tenders are invited for Granting lease hold rights for sale of abhisheka pooja samagri
Since then, every 12 years, the Mahamastaka Abhisheka ( anointment) of the statue takes place.
Portal and Spencer have most to fear on RPRs from Abhisheka, who has a similar level of ability to the selection in the book on the basis of her good handicap wins towards the end of last year at Newbury and Windsor.
However, she kept finding more for McEvoy in the nine-furlong heat and came home clear of Abhisheka with British runner Dont Dili Dali in third.
Talking of Godolphin, the Boys In Blue registered their first success of the season when 15-8 fav Abhisheka ran out a smooth winner at Nottingham under pilot Kerrin McEvoy.