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 for embrocate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Embrocate \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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious
           ceremony of blessing [syn: anoint, inunct, oil,
           anele, embrocate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "embrocate":
     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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