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1. chrism

noun. a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam.

Synonyms

  • ointment
  • salve
  • unction
  • holy oil
  • balm
  • unguent
  • sacramental oil

Etymology

  • crisma (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word chrism


1. Noun, singular or mass
With the chrism, the bishop or priest makes the sign of the cross on each individual's forehead during confirmation.

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