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noun as in baptism

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It has been anointing its model and that of the entire peer-to-peer lending industry as disruptive.

And where does the press get off anointing a nominee in October of 2011?

With Christie out, many are anointing Romney as the nominee.

The New York Times published a transcript of bin Laden's words, anointing them as "news."

Established television critics and reporters are already anointing the project the Next Big Thing in television.

After you touch him in anointing or in giving other Sacraments step away from him to say the necessary words.

He may wash his hands in bichloride solution after anointing a leper, but it is scarcely necessary to do even that.

Their anointing is the same, the golden chains shine on their arms, their spears sparkle.

It is worth noticing that in the New Testament the act of anointing is never ascribed to any one but God.

And here great care ought to be used in anointing and widening the passage.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to anointing, such as: chrism, and unction.

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