GRE Word List


to smear or rub with oil or an oily substance

The meaning of the word anoint is to smear or rub with oil or an oily substance.

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fulsomecharacterized by abundance : copious
afterlifean existence after death
lachrymosegiven to tears or weeping : tearful
unctionthe act of anointing as a rite of consecration or healing
douseto plunge into water
masona skilled worker who builds by laying units of substantial material (such as stone or brick)
papyrusa tall perennial sedge (Cyperus papyrus) of the Nile valley
baffleto defeat or check (someone) by confusing or puzzling : to confuse or frustrate completely : disconcert
anomalousinconsistent with or deviating from what is usual, normal, or expected : irregular
monumentalserving as or resembling a monument : massive