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anoint

a·noint

anoint

pronunciation:
noInt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: anointed, anointing, anoints
definition: to honor or make holy by applying oil as part of a religious ceremony.
He will be anointed as part of the ceremony to make him high priest.
similar words:
crown, ordain
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  celebration, religion