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English adjective: unctuous

1. unctuous 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, oleaginous, smarmy, soapy



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