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unctuous

[′əŋk·shəs]
(materials)
Greasy, oily, or soapy to the touch.
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Lard flavor, sweet taste, metallic taste, juiciness and persistence of flavor were significantly higher in C pigs when compared with the SC pigs, while meat color, brightness, pork odor and unctuousness were lower.
Meanwhile, Dos Passos assembled an ungainly archive of US vernaculars, dialects, languages and neologisms in explicit political protest at the rhetorical and corporate unctuousness of the languages of public relations that became so prominent in the 1920s.
Violets predominant on the palate alongside the bolder peppery tones coupled with the unctuousness of the fruit.
The unctuousness of the title sometimes seems to be in direct proportion to the size of the boondoggle.
The Israelis, said the emir, nearly Shakespearean in his unctuousness, "have been under threat for a long time.
The cocktail's citrus flavor cuts through the unctuousness of Three Cheese Empanadas with pickled jalapenos, priced at $8.
Granting other whales to be in sight, the fishermen will seldom give chase to one of these Grand Turks; for these Grand Turks are too lavish of their strength, and hence their unctuousness is small.
Charming Don's narcissism, portrayed with maximum unctuousness by Gruber, is largely responsible for Nadine's dropping out of both their romance and their stage act.
For sheer unctuousness and cringe-making hagiographical bombast, there may be no equal.
That unctuousness is totally absent from his legal writings, which feature a razor-sharp analytic skill.
Likewise "spirit," which to many minds "suggests self-deception, flight from reality, wishful thinking, hypocrisy, unctuousness, and so on" (Beyond 24).
Please remember this next time one of their smooth-talking PR men comes on your telly and pretends, with extreme unctuousness oozing from every pore, to believe his own carefully packaged line of tripe.