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Synonyms for anoint

Synonyms for anoint

choose by or as if by divine intervention

administer an oil or ointment to

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class="MsoNormalspan xml:lang="EN-GBSt Mark says: "So they set off to proclaim repentance and they cast out many devils, and anointed many sick people with oil and cured them." class="MsoNormalspan xml:lang="EN-GBSt James makes it clear that this practice became part of the ordinary life of the Church.
Having said her goodbyes earlier this month, Carol was unexpectedly anointed queen of the region for her good work.
Chrism, along with the two oils used to bless catechumens and to anoint the sick, is blessed and distributed at Chrism Mass during Holy Week.
But some of you are saying, "Not so fast!" If we follow the Dem playbook and anoint Kasich/Rubio, then we'll miss out on all the energy and excitement of our quadrennial first-in-the-nation primary.
The court however ruled that the Shahi Imam's decision to anoint his son as his deputy and successor has no legal sanctity.
The public interest litigations questioned the legality of the Shahi Imam's decision to anoint his 19-year-old son as Naib (deputy) Imam, saying the India's largest mosque Jama Masjid is the property of the Delhi Wakf Board and as an employee of the Delhi Wakf Board the Shahi Imam does not have right to unilaterally anoint his son as his successor.
On the day of the anointing, Barrett and his staff invite those to be anointed to take their place anywhere in the church.
Willie Haggas' horses are running well - as Dancing Rain did when winning the Oaks, and Anoint, who runs in the seven-furlong handicap (2.25), won at Warwick on his reappearance and is capable of better.
To illustrate, the entry for anoint with an analytical definition and formal codes placed inside the entry looked like this:
Regarding the therapeutic effects of sunflower-seed oil on infants ("Anoint Them with Oil: Cheap-and-easy treatment cuts infection rates in premature infants," SN: 3/12/05, p.
We accompany one another through hardship not for the sake of suffering itself, but because it is only there, when we love and anoint one another through pain, that the new life of resurrection unfolds.
As you anoint the river with the oil, I will put my words in your mouth and you will prophesy to the nations.
For the early church, in both East and West, the "prayer oil" (Greek, euchelaion) or "unction" (Latin, unctio meaning "to anoint") was primarily used for many centuries as a healing "of body and soul." This has been the only tradition in the East.
Let's not anoint Lewis Chitengwa with "role model status just yet.
They have come to anoint Jesus like the woman in Bethany.