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a·noint

anoint

 
pronunciation:
noInt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: anoints, anointing, anointed
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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