unctuous


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unctuous

[′əŋk·shəs]
(materials)
Greasy, oily, or soapy to the touch.
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All this came out of her like an unctuous trickle of some acrid oil.
His voice was rather deep and unctuous. He placed a wooden hand in mine and said:
Through the open door of the drawing-room I was annoyed to hear a visitor holding forth steadily in an unctuous deep voice.
But glimpses were to be caught of a roast leg of pork bursting into tears of sage and onion in a metal reservoir full of gravy, of an unctuous piece of roast beef and blisterous Yorkshire pudding, bubbling hot in a similar receptacle, of a stuffed fillet of veal in rapid cut, of a ham in a perspiration with the pace it was going at, of a shallow tank of baked potatoes glued together by their own richness, of a truss or two of boiled greens, and other substantial delicacies.
Mr Kibble, an unctuous broad man of few words and many mouthfuls, said, more briefly than pointedly, raising his ale to his lips: 'Same to you.' Mr Job Potterson, a semi-seafaring man of obliging demeanour, said, 'Thank you, sir.'
There was something in the sound of the last word which roused the unctuous boy.
This unctuous jam is the latest special edition to join the award-winning range of Tracklements condiments.
Summary: The unctuous meat and wheat preparation is a wholesome meal in itself
There is an intriguing femme fatale, an unctuous and very credible villain, and some pretty brutal henchmen.
The good news is that these days unctuous lotions aren't your only option when it comes to sunscreen.
They were my little angels with dirty faces having found the tin full of an unctuous, tar-like substance that we carefully apply with a stick to the sheep's fleece to identify it as belonging to us.
I wanted something more unctuous: a side that was richer, more exciting and more deeply flavorful to elevate the basic roast chicken I was planning to serve alongside it.