Adjective(1) containing an unusual amount of grease or oil(2) unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech(3) coated or covered with oil(4) smeared or soiled with grease or oil
(1) He wiped his hands on an oily rag, and ran his eye over it one last time.(2) But since then he has received rave reviews for his portrayal of the oily lawyer.(3) I ignored Markus and his oily ways and managed a slight smile for Emaleth.(4) ├ö├ç├┐Mr. Grayson,├ö├ç├û the oily man replied in that way that declares, ├ö├ç├┐you are wasting my time.├ö├ç├û(5) You know the oily rascal's up to something - but what?(6) If only we would eschew processed foods for our healthy natural ingredients, remembering our traditional diet of nutritious oily fish, game, berries, oats and kale.(7) If oily film or grease covers the duct, wipe clean with a damp cloth.(8) Though the cracks were tiny, it was enough to allow an oily liquid seep through at several points, covering the floor.(9) In summer, many people suffer from oily skin, because heat tends to stimulate your sebaceous glands, which produce more oil.(10) Some savoury recipes also use rhubarb, as its tanginess makes it an ideal accompaniment for fatty meats or oily fish.(11) I follow the man into the room giving a small smile to the oily man on my way out.(12) I got up at 5: 30 am, and my stroll to the clifftop revealed a brand spanking new swell, with blue sunny skies, and an oily smooth ocean.(13) The team is setting a crayfish trap containing oily fish as bait to see what they catch.(14) At least 25% of Kuwait's desert was covered in oil or heavy deposits of acidic, oily soot.(15) He was oily in character, very slick and unclean.(16) The oily minister could be in politically jeopardy.
1. greasy ::
2. unctuous ::
3. oleaginous ::
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