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A few even anointed him “The Next One,” the most-likely successor to “The Great One” Wayne Gretzky, the NHL’s greatest player ever, before McDavid ever played his first game with the Edmonton Oilers.
CONNOR MCDAVID IS QUIETLY HAVING A HISTORIC YEARNEIL GREENBERGAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His wife and Macgill were there with anointing oil and a prayer book, their voices still raspy as they helped him let go.
900,000 INFECTED. NEARLY 15,000 DEAD. HOW THE CORONAVIRUS TORE THROUGH D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA.REBECCA TAN, ANTONIO OLIVO, JOHN D. HARDENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Within days after the election, we witnessed an orchestrated effort to anoint the winner, even while many key states were still being counted.
THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE SHADOW CAMPAIGN THAT SAVED THE 2020 ELECTIONMOLLY BALLFEBRUARY 4, 2021TIME
Outside of Orlando, where the University of Central Florida anointed itself the 2017 national champion, college football hasn’t built much momentum toward allowing a team that isn’t in a Power Five conference9 a chance to compete for a title.
IS THIS THE YEAR A TEAM FROM OUTSIDE THE POWER FIVE CRASHES THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF?JAKE LOURIMOCTOBER 29, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Angular, unfortunately, then became the anointed technology to use for everything.
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That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the best ointments: and they are not concerned for the affliction of Joseph.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
I feel like asking our elder, Sister Smith, to come and anoint you with oil according to Jas.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
If the hands be affected, anoint them on going to bed, and put on a pair of gloves.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Anoint the face with this, leave it on twenty or thirty minutes, or overnight if convenient, and wash off with warm water.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
If you anoint a patient that has confluent smallpox you probably can not wipe away the oil, because the skin will be pustular.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY

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