Example sentences for: anoints

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

  • Time 's cover story anoints America's 25 "most influential people."

  • The book is said to degenerate into a jeremiad when Rhodes anoints mad-cow disease "the new Black Death."

  • The Economist anoints a populist economic reformer named Boris Nemstov as Russia's great political hope.

  • A Standard cover profile anoints George Bush (the son) as a presidential prospect for 2000.

  • Yet in a few paragraphs at the front and close of his book on Che, even Castañeda, this most intelligent and admirable of historians, extols "the fervent idealism and generational arrogance of 1968" around the world, and then anoints Che as "the one man who most closely embodied its deeper meaning."


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