(v. t.) To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance; also, to spread over, as oil.
(v. t.) To apply oil to or to pour oil upon, etc., as a sacred rite, especially for consecration.
(p. p.) Anointed.
(1) The anointed heir, Xi Jinping , commanded less attention than former general secretary Jiang Zemin, seated next to current leader Hu Jintao.
(2) An hour later, Corbyn, looking cheerful and well-rested, makes his way with difficulty by bicycle through the crowds in the Mall to the palace, where he is to be anointed.
(3) After all, every veto holder had attacked another country in defiance of the charter, but no one had ever disputed the alleged Westphalian right of each anointed thug to mistreat his "own" people.
(4) And he expounded his new vision – a United States of Africa, with Sirte as its capital, and himself as its self-anointed king of kings.
(5) And having got in, many of the newly anointed global leaders don't seem willing to widen the net further.
(6) It likes to back a winner and, remarkably, it always manages to secure a level of payback from whichever party it chooses to anoint that goes way beyond its value to them.
(7) Did it originate with the pet peeve of a self-anointed maven?
(8) Bill Kristol thinks Walker’s showing “ basic talent, hard work and real improvement .” And Bill Kristol has only run Dan Quayle’s office, anointed Sarah Palin and been wrong about every single step of the Middle East at every point of the timeline like a Shrödinger’s Cat exercise in being a moron.
(9) The apparently successful launch will have bolstered the credentials of North Korea's 29-year-old leader, Kim Jong-un, who was anointed last year after the death of his father, Kim Jong-il.
(10) Carwyn Jones will remain first minister but his anointment threatened to be overshadowed by a sexism row after Ukip’s leader at the assembly, the former Tory MP Neil Hamilton , branded two senior female assembly members “political concubines” and called Plaid a “cheap date”.
(11) The financial turmoil at St George’s University hospital, London – just one month after it was anointed with foundation status – is troubling evidence that the NHS’s financial systems are not good enough.
(12) Last week, Leahy announced he was planning to retire in March after 14 years in charge and the current head of the international business Philip Clarke was anointed chief executive designate.
(13) In Greece Papademos was sworn in, anointed by the Archbishop of Athens.
(14) Nor was there any " symbolic anointing " of him in anyone's mind other than his own.)
(15) Democrats in Iowa have reservations about Clinton , and are hostile to the idea that their role is simply to anoint the candidate-in-waiting whom they rejected eight years ago.
(16) It is clear that ingestion of anointing oil is dangerous; even topically, significant absorption of naphthalene may occur especially in infants, as it is oil-based.
(17) Britain’s fastest-growing city is not, strictly speaking, an official city, mysteriously overlooked by government officials who anoint less significant places, but its residents have always called it one.
(18) Dozens of Tea Party supporters appeared outside the inn, anointing this rural spot, 20 miles from the nearest town, Asheville, as a symbolic battleground.
(19) There is a certain duty that comes with being the anointed purveyor of truth.
(20) Poulter was recently anointed one of Hollywood’s impressive youth, included in Vanity Fair’s “next wave” issue in June, and won Bafta’s rising star award in February.
(n.) An aromatic plant of the genus Melissa.
(n.) The resinous and aromatic exudation of certain trees or shrubs.
(n.) Any fragrant ointment.
(n.) Anything that heals or that mitigates pain.
(v. i.) To anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal. Hence: To soothe; to mitigate.
(1) While ethoxyuridine, bromovinyl deoxyuridine and phosphono formiate gave no response in the animals, aciclovir, vidarabine, idoxuridine, trifluorothymidine, proclu and an extract of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) only induced weak reactions in the guinea pigs.
(2) The characterization of extracellular enzymatic activities of Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare which were identified by DNA probe (Gen-Probe, Cal., USA) was carried out using the API ZYM system (API, La Balme Les Grottes, France).
(3) Hung Far Oil caused mild to moderately severe irritation in 8 patients; White Flower Oil, Jaminton Oil and Tiger Balm caused mild irritation in 1 to 3 patients; and the rest showed no positive reactions at all.
(4) Then he must prove that his “neither left nor right” stance can offer the balm, growth and reform that France craves in the face of high unemployment, fear of terrorism, social and racial antagonism and European Union ineffectiveness.
(5) Before serving, whisk the last 200ml of cream, and then decorate the mousse with whipped cream and lemon balm or caramelised julienne-cut lemon zest: let the zest simmer in a syrup made from equal quantities of sugar and water for 15-20 minutes, and then leave to cool.
(6) The results suggested that the use of BALM medium in place of BCYE may improve the recover of L. pneumophila from clinical and environmental specimens.
(7) We studied the effect of methotrexate (MTX) and mTHF in combination on the lymphoid cell lines BALM 3, CEM, MOLT 4 and P3HR1 by evaluating the clonogenic cell reduction in a limiting dilution assay.
(8) For the non-religious, that fact may be this season's true balm and significance.
(9) Everyone wants a slice of the pie, selling plants and resin, marijuana-laced gourmet food, pipes, growing equipment, cultivation courses, balms, you name it.
(10) A retrospective study of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) revealed that smoking, working under poor ventilation, use of nasal balms or oil for nasal and throat troubles, use of herbal drugs, and anti-EBV antibody titer were found statistically associated.
(11) Results are reported for a collaborative study to extend AOAC method 44.A06-44.A08 to extraction of light filth from whole leaves of alfalfa, lemon balm, papaya, and spearmint.
(12) He draws parallels between a good blast of noise and the soothing balm of hymns.
(13) Recently, we identified a spontaneous variant of BALM-3 whose cells express HLA class II molecules in the absence of TPA.
(14) If a leader can convince voters they will not back-slide in this way, then – with probity, empathy and practical balms for a country gripped by a sustained squeeze on living standards – they might still cut through.
(15) A miniaturized 2-h system (RAPIDEC UR; API System, la Balme-les-Grottes, Montalieu-Vercieu, France) that uses nine enzymatic tests for the diagnosis of most uropathogens was challenged with 330 strains.
(16) Moreover, NALM-1 and BALM-2 seem to have retained the characteristics of original leukemic cells from which they may have been derived.
(17) Passive antibody to K562 blocked the immune response of mice to the common antigen on BALM-1 cells.
(18) The ATB 32A system (API System SA, La Balme les Grottes, Montalieu-Vercieu, France) was evaluated for use in the identification of 214 anaerobes.
(19) As an indication of the immune response to antigens common to K562 and BALM-1, the ability of the same antiserum to inhibit the binding of monoclonal antibody 6B1, which detects an epitope common to both cell lines, was measured.
(20) The ATB Anaerobes ID system (API SYSTEM, La Balme Les Grottes, France) was evaluated for its ability to differentiate between species of the pigmented Bacteroides group.