anointing

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The word ANOINTING is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

There are 9 letters in the word ANOINTING

1 Definition  for the word anointing:

noun - the act of applying oil or an oily liquid

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Anoint
A*noint" (, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Anointed; p. pr. & vb. n. Anointing.] [OF. enoint, p. p. of enoindre, fr. L. inungere; in + ungere, unguere, to smear, anoint. See Ointment, Unguent.] 1. To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance; also, to spread over, as oil.
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And fragrant oils the stiffened limbs anoint. Dryden.
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He anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay. John ix. 6.
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2. To apply oil to or to pour oil upon, etc., as a sacred rite, especially for consecration.
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Then shalt thou take the anointing oil, and pour it upon his [Aaron's] head and anoint him. Exod. xxix. 7.
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Anoint Hazael to be king over Syria. 1 Kings xix. 15.
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The Lord's Anointed, Christ or the Messiah; also, a Jewish or other king by 1 Sam. xxvi. 9.
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Anoint
A*noint" (, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Anointed; p. pr. & vb. n. Anointing.] [OF. enoint, p. p. of enoindre, fr. L. inungere; in + ungere, unguere, to smear, anoint. See Ointment, Unguent.] 1. To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance; also, to spread over, as oil.
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And fragrant oils the stiffened limbs anoint. Dryden.
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He anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay. John ix. 6.
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2. To apply oil to or to pour oil upon, etc., as a sacred rite, especially for consecration.
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Then shalt thou take the anointing oil, and pour it upon his [Aaron's] head and anoint him. Exod. xxix. 7.
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Anoint Hazael to be king over Syria. 1 Kings xix. 15.
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The Lord's Anointed, Christ or the Messiah; also, a Jewish or other king by 1 Sam. xxvi. 9.
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GCIDE Definitions - ANOINTING