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  Definition of unction
  1. anointing as part of a religious ceremony or healing ritual
  2. semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
  3. smug self-serving earnestness
  4. excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm
Similar Words: inunction, ointment, unguent, balm, salve, fulsomeness, oiliness, oleaginousness, smarminess, unctuousness, smarm

 

Hyponyms: arnica, baby oil, balsam, carron oil, cerate, chrism, chrisom, sacramental oil, holy oil, lip balm, mentholated salve, mercurial ointment, zinc ointment

 

Derivational Morphology: anoint, inunct, oil, anele, embrocate, salve

 

 
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