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Noun unction has 4 senses
- unction, smarm, fulsomeness - excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm
--1 is a kind of compliment
- fulsomeness, oiliness, oleaginousness, smarminess, unctuousness, unction - smug self-serving earnestness
--2 is a kind of hypocrisy
- ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve - semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
--3 is a kind of remedy, curative, cure
--3 has substances: lanolin, wool fat, wool grease
--3 has particulars:
- unction, inunction - anointing as part of a religious ceremony or healing ritual
--4 is a kind of anointing, anointment; religious ceremony, religious ritual