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English adjective: oleaginous

1. oleaginous unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech


SamplesButtery praise.
Gave him a fulsome introduction.
An oily sycophantic press agent.
Oleaginous hypocrisy.
Smarmy self-importance.
The unctuous Uriah Heep.
Soapy compliments.


Synonymsbuttery, fulsome, oily, smarmy, soapy, unctuous


Similarinsincere


Antonymssincere

2. oleaginous containing an unusual amount of grease or oil


SamplesGreasy hamburgers.
Oily fried potatoes.
Oleaginous seeds.


Synonymsgreasy, oily, sebaceous


Similarfat, fatty


Antonymsfat-free, fatless, nonfat









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