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- ‘Hundreds and thousands of people line up for him to do anointment.’
- ‘He wasn't alone in being unsure exactly what it was supposed to mean, but it was clearly an anointment for the future.’
- ‘But her anointment by Mr. da Silva, who has steered Brazil through one of its greatest periods of prosperity, automatically made her a contender.’
- ‘Scripted, sanitized and stripped of the unexpected by early anointment of presidential and vice-presidential nominees, they offer as few clashes of policies and personalities as possible.’
- ‘When the country introduced the constitution of 1849 and thus became a constitutional monarchy, anointment was also abandoned.’
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