anointment anointment

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of applying oil or an oily liquid

Usage(s):

  1. The quick anointment of a Bhutto to head the PPP will help rally party members devastated by the assassination of their tough but beloved leader.
  2. Kemp is the one, and his anointment by Dole adds not just excitement but something like psychological fascination to the campaign.
  3. Even before McGovern's formal anointment, the real suspense was over his choice for a running mate.

News

  • Logic: From Gaithersburg to Def Jam and Hollywood

    23-year-old rapper headlines a sold-out show at Fillmore Silver Spring this weekend When "XXL" revealed the cover of its March "Freshman Class" issue — the hip-hop magazine's annual anointment of rising rappers most poised for major success — there was a fresh-faced, parka-wearing kid in the bottom-right corner, throwing a peace sign as a couple of gold chains hung from his neck.        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

Quotes

  • "It is not an anointment, he is being taken like any other leader but it's an experience for him to learn," said Ambika Soni, Congress leader.
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Ambika Soni Source: NDTV.com

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