anoint

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  • Yet must my eyes have been anointed, for others passed her by without a second glance. Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • In the beginning there was only one man who was anointed by the holy spirit.
  • I have need to be anointed, with thy leave I will go forth. Cited from The Mabinogion Vol. 3 (of 3), by Owen M. Edwards
  • The people then requested that they anoint one of their sons as king.
  • I would anoint you with glory, I would love you - even unto death!
  • While in Milan he passed two weeks between life and death, even being anointed.
  • To her he was not truly King till he had been anointed as such. Cited from A Heroine of France, The Story of Joan of Arc, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • Ranging in style, you'll find its contemporary sound nothing short of anointed.
  • But both of them died before they could be anointed.
  • Members who claim to be anointed are not given special treatment by other congregation members.
  • He caused himself to be crowned and anointed king and priest far above all others. Cited from Something of Men I Have Known, by Adlai E. Stevenson
  • Mothers may even yet anoint their little ones and leave them in the sun, that they may get dark. Cited from Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2), by Carl Lumholtz
  • The experience of the Holy Spirit is sometimes referred to as being anointed.
  • There William was anointed, there was his palace and that of his son. Cited from The Historic Thames, by Hilaire Belloc
  • I was anointed, and prayer was again offered, but the battle was still on. Cited from Trials and Triumphs of Faith, by Mary Cole
  • I have found David my servant: with my holy oil I have anointed him. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Psalms Book 21
  • Here he anointed his feet; there his face wore a sad smile. Cited from Story of the Innumerable Company, and Other Sketches,David Starr Jordan
  • I anointed the child, but could find no words to utter in prayer. Cited from Personal Experiences of S. O. Susag, by Susag
  • He anointed twelve of his senior disciples to lead missions throughout the land.
  • He came out to bless people and anoint them with holy oil.
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How anoint gets used

Meaning of anoint

  • verb Choose by or as if by divine intervention
    She was anointed the head of the Christian fundamentalist group
  • verb Administer an oil or ointment to; often in a religious ceremony of blessing