Example sentences for: anointing

How can you use “anointing” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • hereby announces its intention to mark the year 2000 by anointing a "Person of the Millennium."

  • Is anointing `bathing'?

  • It nods to expertise by anointing Citizen Kane (1941) the greatest American film, then largely abandons expertise.

  • Most European newspapers led Monday with the anointing of Gerhard Schröder as Helmut Kohl's Social Democrat opponent in the fall election for the German chancellorship, though the British press made more of Sunday's "countryside march," which brought at least 250,000 country folk to London to demonstrate against proposed legislation to abolish fox hunting and other assaults on the country way of life.

  • Trend we'd like to see nipped in the bud right now: The Star 's anointing of Caroline Schlossberg's 6-year-old son as the heir apparent to the Kennedy mantle, noting the boy's "charming personality and ease with strangers" as well as his "uncanny resemblance" to his uncle.


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