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anoints

verb
present tense third-person singular of anoint

Synonyms of anoints

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

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“Anoints.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/anoints. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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