verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for anoint
In the tenth year of his anointment, the beloved King Piyadasi obtained the Sambodhi or complete knowledge.The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity|Arthur Lillie
The anointment of the body with oils was one of the characteristics of a Roman bath.History of Sanitation|John Joseph Cosgrove
Particulars of the anointment have already been given in connection with the coronation of Napoleon.
The ceremony of a royal coronation and anointment was not in those days regarded as a mere costly formality.
I think it a neglected art, degraded to the function of anointment.Visionaries|James Huneker