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anoint

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of anoint

  1. to rub an oily or sticky substance over <anoint the wound with antiseptic to prevent infection> Synonyms smear, bedaub, besmear, daubRelated Words coat, paint, plaster; grease, oil; gum, lard, pitch, tar; befoul, begrime, bemire, besmirch, blacken, dirty, foul, gaum [dialect], grime, mire, muck, muddy, smirch, smudge, soil, stain, sully




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