anointment


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Synonyms for anointment

the act of applying oil or an oily liquid

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'The culture of anointment or imposition the APC in collaboration with the presidency wants to infuse into it must be rejected and I know it will be rejected by the elected federal lawmakers.
But on the day of Nicholls' anointment a much bigger story was to break as Pipe, the most successful jumps trainer in the sport's history with 4,180 winners and the man who had revolutionised his profession, suddenly announced he was to retire.
Saul's anointment by Samuel is a well known story in the Bible.
envoy Jamal Benomar did a good job in the National Dialogue from 2011 to 2014, except for the protection of Saleh that was foisted on him by the GCC agreements, and the anointment of Hadi without a proper electoral process.
"Imam Bukhari has supported different parties at different times, he has invited Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif and not the Indian PM for his son's dastarbandi (anointment as the next shahi imam)," he added.
The imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, has created a buzz by inviting Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and ignoring Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his son's anointment as the next imam of the historic mosque.
This now improves his UFC record to an immaculate 4-0 as he awaits the anointment to grant him the coveted title fight.
But the mood music - set by Rooney's long-term anointment (why not give it to him for a handful of games and see how it goes?) - should not have been about how unlucky we were in Brazil, but about how the established players need to take absolutely nothing for granted.
Earlier, Pakistan's Prime Minister paid a visit to Jama Masjid in New Delhi after witnessing Narendra Modi's anointment as India's 15th Prime Minister yesterday.
Nothing personal here, but your anointment is just so, well, predictable.
Pointing to the pun of the Greek term, Christos, the name given to Jesus, meaning the 'anointed one', the cardinal referred to the unction the students were receiving as a mark of the same anointment the Lord received as a mandate to live a life completely dedicated to God.
Advani from top BJP posts and anointment of Narendra Modi as party's campaign committee chief for next Lok Sabha polls.
IF YOU REALLY HAD ANY PRINCIPLES, YOU WOULD HAVE REJECTED YOUR ANOINTMENT AS SEE-NO-EVIL, HEAR-NO-EVIL POET OF THE U.S.
0 PADDY Atkinson believes confirmation of his anointment as permanent manager of Blyth Spartans can only benefit the club, writes STEVE BROWN.