Synonyms for anointing

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Unafraid, they caressed the unconscious locks, anointing them for their burial.

You have an anointing from God, and you have no need that any man teach you.

This is the anointing of which John speaks, the chrisma or christing of the Holy One.

And so the anointing, to fit us for the service of the sanctuary, teaches us to know all things.

Oh, teach me day by day to wait for and receive the anointing with fresh oil!

Perhaps the Bishop was a little too lavish with the anointing part of the ceremony.

He had succeeded, however, in taking his bath and anointing himself for sleep.

The anointing with oil is the only bath the girl has until the fourth day.

After this, the anointing oil was poured on the head of Aaron, to sanctify him.

This anointing is not that of a coronation, but that of a feast.

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