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See definition of chrism on Dictionary.com
  • as inanointing
  • as incream
  • as inunction

synonyms for chrism

  • unction
  • jelly
  • ointment
  • paste
  • cerate
  • cosmetic
  • demulcent
  • emulsion
  • essence
  • liniment
  • salve
  • unction
  • unguent
  • moisturizer
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How to use chrism in a sentence

Straightway there descends a dove white as snow, bearing in its beak an ampulla full of chrism sent from heaven.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
He renounced the cross which its priests had signed on him with their chrism, their sham baptisms and other magical rites.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Next, when the altar hath been anointed with chrism, the twelve crosses painted on the walls of the church are also anointed.
CHURCHES AND CHURCH ORNAMENTSWILLIAM DURANDUS
Therefore each of the faithful is anointed first twice with oil, next in like manner twice with chrism.
CHURCHES AND CHURCH ORNAMENTSWILLIAM DURANDUS
The bishop then poureth over it oil and chrism, and chanteth, 'Jacob set up the stone for a memorial, and poured oil upon it.'
CHURCHES AND CHURCH ORNAMENTSWILLIAM DURANDUS
(h) They were anointed all over with chrism or scented oil, the priest reciting an appropriate formula.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Here follows the actual baptism, after which Ethelbert is signed on the forehead with Chrism in the form of a Cross.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CHURCH OF ST. MARTIN CANTERBURYC. F. ROUTLEDGE
Straight up to the entrance of the choir they rode, and there the Abbot gave over the sacred Chrism to the Archbishop.
JOAN OF ARCLUCY FOSTER MADISON
But the sanguinary chrism, to the alarm of the spectators, effected an instantaneous and unhallowed change in the boy.
A WAIF OF THE PLAINSBRET HARTE
And while the chrism is used they chant, 'See the smell of my son is as the smell of a field.'
CHURCHES AND CHURCH ORNAMENTSWILLIAM DURANDUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHRISM

  • chrism
  • unction
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