oleaginous


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oleaginous

1. resembling or having the properties of oil
2. containing or producing oil
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In terms of value for money, all the prices are clearly printed on every menu, so I'd soon spot any special treatment if an oleaginous owner was trying to curry favour with a cut-price deal.
So I persevered in the way of one determined to explore the world's far-flung cuisines in the interests of journalistic thoroughness, despite my wife's raised eyebrow as she stuck to the more familiar Cantonese menu rather than venturing into a region of China famous for its fiery, oleaginous nosh.
It takes only one visit from the once again oleaginous mayor, though, to turn the liberals against Thomas.
The raw materials range from wood derivatives to animal products, including cereals, grass, algae and oleaginous plants.
Other examples of gathered taxa that were used on a regular basis include oleaginous crucifer seeds, nuts of the oriental turpentine tree that resemble small pistachios and almonds.
There is certainly running satire of Hollywood throughout the film, especially in the portraits of oleaginous Galaxie Pictures studio head Hal Yaeger (Treat Williams) and a nameless but omnipresent studio functionary (George Hamilton) who seems to have no function.
As Pinkerton, Boston-based Jeffrey Hartmann was suitably oleaginous at the outset, and effectively creepy in the scene leading to the consummation of the marriage.
Food: food and live animals; beverages and tobacco; animal and vegetable oils, fats and waxes; oilseeds and oleaginous fruit (SITC sections 0, 1, 4 and division 22), of which:
Having snubbed England in such a public and humiliating fashion, the oleaginous Sepp Blatter and his despicable cronies have confirmed our isolationist paranoia that everyone hates England.
patent for an oleaginous pharmaceutical and cosmetic foam.
5-3 cm, completely green or more often red toward the base and green at the apex, glabrous, covered by a oleaginous substance.