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Meaning of EMBROCATE

Pronunciation:  'embrow`keyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
 

EMBROCATE is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: anele, anoint, inunct, oil
 
 See Also: bless

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Em"bro*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embrocated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Embrocating}.] [NL. embrocatus, p. p. of
embrocare; cf. Gr. ? lotion, fomentation, fr. ? to foment; ?
in + ? to wet.] (Med.)
To moisten and rub (a diseased part) with a liquid substance,
as with spirit, oil, etc., by means of a cloth or sponge.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anoint, beeswax, daub, dope, dose, dress, drug, glycerolate, grease, grease the wheels, lard, lubricate, medicate, oil, pomade, salve, slick, slick on, smear, smooth the way, soap the ways, unguent, wax
 

 

 

 

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