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vb. (en-third-person singular of: anoint)

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Mistaking Lysander for Demetrius, Puck anoints the eyes of Lysander, who awakes and declares his love for Helena.

He notices Lysander and Hermia, assumes incorrectly they are Demetrius and Helena, and anoints Lysander's eyes with the magic juice.

He anoints Lysander's eyes with the redeeming juice: "True delight" in Hermia will return to him.

The pope should have no authority over the emperor, except that he anoints and crowns him at the altar, just as a bishop anoints and crowns a king.

Samuel not only anoints Israel's first king, Saul, but also participates in his overthrow.

Kundry, the sorceress, who attempts his destruction at one time and is in the service of the knights of the Grail at another, anoints his feet and dries them with her hair, as the Magdalen did the feet of Christ in the house of Simon the Pharisee.