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unction (plural unctions)
- a salve or ointment
- The king himself the sacred unction made.
- a religious or ceremonial anointing
- To be heir, and to be king / By sacred unction, thy deserved right.
- a balm or something that soothes
- a smug, exaggerated use of language; smarminess
- divine or sanctifying grace
salve or ointment
religious or ceremonial anointing