Thesaurus / unction
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The Bishop had spoken the Latin service impressively and with unction.

Robin HoodPaul Creswick

The tabernacle, as soon as it was completed, was consecrated to God by the unction of oil.

After the unction there is incense burnt, which signifieth the devotion of prayer.

He obeyed with unction and with gestures like lightning as it flashes across a night sky.

Everyman's LandC. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

For the third time he laughed to himself with depth and unction.

The Eyes of the WoodsJoseph A. Altsheler

I will not abstract the last shilling from his pocket for the unction of superstition, at all events.

By spirituality and unction he redeemed a scarcely agreeable exterior.

Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- ZAnatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe

He dwells with unction on the strong tendency to institutions that ever characterized them.

Many prelates are oily enough; but the unction of the present Bishop of Rome is peculiar.

This is unjustly forgotten when Economical science is reproached with wanting the charm and unction of morals.

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