Noun(1) excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm(2) smug self-serving earnestness(3) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine(4) anointing as part of a religious ceremony or healing ritual
(1) The Scottish king retained the paternal image of an earlier regnal style, and was not yet set apart by crowning and unction from his subjects, who were apt, indeed, to address him in a free and familiar style.(2) Here I would suggest that one of the main secrets of success in the early Church lay in the fact that the early believers believed in unction from on high and not entertainment from men.(3) Following the designation process, Halpern and Long see an underlying mythos that ritual unction ought to be followed by a battle in which the designated individual demonstrates his worthiness to rule.(4) Do you slather the white unction on like cake mixture or go for something a little more moderate?(5) James Duncan, preaching with great unction and power, was asked what was the secret of such powerful preaching.(6) On your deathbed, convert the padre who comes to give you final unction .(7) Seven sacraments are recognized: baptism in infancy, followed by confirmation with consecrated oil, penance, the Eucharist, matrimony, ordination, and unction in times of sickness or when near death.(8) the headlines gloated with the kind of effusive unction only the English press can muster(9) Exorcisms were performed particularly on those items employed in unction and on holy water, as well as food and drink.(10) Josafa Vasconcelos, a Presbyterian pastor from Brazil, preached with unction in Portuguese, enjoying the benefit of not having to use an interpreter.(11) he spoke the last two words with exaggerated unction(12) Sunday was spent applying more unctions , lotions and poultices than any sane person should ever need.(13) Then there's the wonderfully blue pool, two saunas, two steam rooms and two Jacuzzis, changing rooms steeped in aromatic unctions and potions, hair dryers, cozzie dryers, private showers and complimentary towels.
(1) extreme unction :: sidste olie
2. balm ::
3. inunction ::
Different Formsunction, unctions
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