Synonyms of anointing


1. anointing, anointment, application, coating, covering

usage: the act of applying oil or an oily liquid


1. anoint, choose, take, select, pick out

usage: choose by or as if by divine intervention; "She was anointed the head of the Christian fundamentalist group"

2. anoint, inunct, oil, anele, embrocate, bless

usage: administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing

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