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  • n. One who anoints.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who anoints.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who anoints.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one who anoints as a religious ceremony

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Examples

  • GOP Sen. Jim DeMint, who has gained national prominence as an anointer of tea party candidates, is expected to easily defeat his surprise opponent, Alvin Greene, who won the Democratic nomination without campaigning and despite his odd behavior and lack of experience.

    South Carolina election results 2010: Jim Demint wins another Senate term

  • In the video below, Jacobs discusses the Wall Street ceremony but also talks about the same "Seven Mountain mandate" elaborated on by Sarah Palin anointer Thomas Muthee on October 16, 2005.

    Bruce Wilson: Palin's Movement Urges 'Godly' To 'Plunder' Wealth of The 'Godless'

  • Significantly, Jesus himself links not only the act of the anointing but also the person of the anointer with his forthcoming burial, as, for example, in Mark 14:8: ‘She hath done what she could: she is come aforehand to anoint my body to the burying.’

    The Templar Revelation

  • Given the gender and reputation however ill-deserved of the anointer, the ceremony is hardly typical of Judaic practice.

    The Templar Revelation

  • For though a baptizer and an anointer bestow authority—in much the same way as the Archbishop of Canterbury conferred the regal status on Queen Elizabeth II in 1953—they themselves must have had authority to do so.

    The Templar Revelation

  • Pope Sixtus, an anointer of those that have the pox.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • It occurred to her that he was perhaps an “anointer, ” and she proceeded to spread her suspicion, with the result that the man was arrested.

    Introductory Note

  • Aldred, Wulstan's former Bishop, now Archbishop of York, was the anointer of both Harold and William the Conqueror.

    Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II

  • You might say that Ms. Temkin and her team are trying to help the Modern get over itself, to play down its role as anointer and definer and keeper of the canon, and to soften its historic focus on linearity, male genius and art movements or at least strictly defined ones while excavating exciting, little-seen treasure from deep storage.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Of course, JP2 was an enthusiastic anointer, unparalleled in his elevation of mere mortals to the ranks of big league divine.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

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