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extreme unction

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The sacramental anointing of a person in immediate danger of death. The term was discarded in 1972 with the establishment of the more general sacrament of Anointing of the Sick.

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  • noun The catholic sacrament of Anointing of the Sick

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

  • noun a Catholic sacrament; a priest anoints a dying person with oil and prays for salvation

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