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Sample sentences for the GRE study word unction

unction can be used as a noun

1.After extreme unction the sick man became suddenly much better. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
2.I bought an unction of a mountebank. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.Lay not that flattering unction to your sou. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.But ye have an unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things. - from The King James Bible
5."I am very glad I persuaded him to receive extreme unction tomorrow," she said, sitting in her dressing jacket before her folding looking glass, combing her soft, fragrant hair with a fine comb. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6."That you may, my good little girl there is not another being in the world has the same pure love for me as yourself--for I lay that pleasant unction to my soul, Jane, a belief in your affection.. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
7.It was a really fine sermon, and delivered with an unction that forbade the possibility of supposing that the preacher could be in reality the very reverse of his doctrine. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
8.After receiving communion and unction he quietly died and next day a throng of acquaintances who came to pay their last respects to the deceased filled the house rented by the Rostovs. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.Mother, for love of grace, Lay not that flattering unction to your soul That not your trespass, but my madness speaks It will but skin and film the ulcerous place, Whilst rank corruption, mining all within, Infects unseen. - from Hamlet by William Shakespeare

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