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Definition of inunction:

  1. The act of anointing, or the state of being anointed; unction; specifically ( Med.), the rubbing of ointments into the pores of the skin, by which medicinal agents contained in them, such as mercury, iodide of potash, etc., are absorbed.


ointment, fulsomeness, unguent, salve, unctuousness, smarm, oiliness, smarminess, oleaginousness, balm, unction.

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