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anointed

verb
past tense of anoint

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to rub an oily or sticky substance over
  • anoint the wound with antiseptic to prevent infection

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“Anointed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/anointed. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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