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Definition of 'oleaginous'

Adjective

  1. unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep"; "soapy compliments"
       Synonyms: buttery fulsome oily smarmy soapy unctuous
  2. containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds"
       Synonyms: greasy oily sebaceous


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